Graduation Requirements

  • The following total and subject-specific credits are required to graduate from Columbus High School. It is the responsibility of the student to earn the following credits with passing grades:

    Subject Area

    Class of 2024 & 2025 only

    Credit Requirements

    Class of 2026 and beyond

    Credit Requirements

    English 

    4.5

    4.0

    Mathematics 

    3.5

    3.0

    Science 

    3.0

    3.0

    Social Studies 

    3.0

    3.0

    Physical Education 

    1.5

    1.5

    Health 

    0.5

    0.5

    Fine Arts 

    0.5

    0.5

    Financial Literacy 

    0.5

    0.5

    Career & Tech Ed 

    1.0

    1.0

    Electives 

    8.5

    All additional classes will count toward total credits required

    Total 

    26

    26

    Financial Literacy: Pass 0.5 credits of Personal Finance OR Economics (.5 credits included in the above 26 total)

    Civics Test: All students must pass a civics test. Students are allowed to retake the test if needed.

    *Art or Music courses satisfy the Fine Arts graduation requirement. 

    *Agriculture, Business and Technology, and Engineering courses satisfy the Career & Tech Ed graduation requirement. 

    *Please refer to the Course Guide for more information about CHS Graduation Requirements.

    *To view a student's credit status, please log onto the student portal on Infinite Campus and follow these instructions on how to view a student's academic progress plan report.