Graduation Requirements

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Graduation Requirements

 

     DIPLOMA TYPES AND REQUIREMENTS

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Students at Fairfield may chose to complete any one of the 3 Indiana Diploma types.

The diploma types are:

  • Indiana Core 40
  • Indiana Core 40 with Academic Honors
  • Indiana Core 40 with Technical Honors 

    INDIANA CORE 40 DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS 

 

For the Core 40 with Academic Honors diploma, students must:

  • Complete all requirements for Core 40.
  • Earn 2 additional Core 40 math credits.
  • Earn 6-8 Core 40 world language credits
    (6 credits in one language or 4 credits each in two languages).
  • Earn 2 Core 40 fine arts credits.
  • Earn a grade of a “C” or better in courses that will count toward the diploma.
  • Have a grade point average of a “B” or better.
  • Complete one of the following:
  • Earn 4 credits in 2 or more AP courses and take corresponding AP exams
  • Earn 6 verifiable transcripted college credits in dual credit courses from the approved dual credit list.
  • Earn two of the following:
  • A minimum of 3 verifiable transcripted college credits from the approved dual credit list,
  • 2 credits in AP courses and corresponding AP exams,
  • 2 credits in IB standard level courses and corresponding IB exams.
  • Earn a composite score of 1250 or higher on the SAT and a minimum of 560 on math and 590 on the evidence based reading and writing section.**
  • Earn an ACT composite score of 26 or higher and complete written section
  • Earn 4 credits in IB courses and take corresponding IB exams.

For the Core 40 with Technical Honors diploma, students must:

  • Complete all requirements for Core 40.
  • Earn 6 credits in the college and career preparation courses in a state-approved College & Career Pathway and one of the following:
  • Pathway designated industry-based certification or credential, or
  • Pathway dual credits from the approved dual credit list resulting in 6 transcripted college credits
  • Earn a grade of “C” or better in courses that will count toward the diploma. 
  • Have a grade point average of a “B” or better. 
  • Complete one of the following,
  • Any one of the options (A - F) of the Core 40 with Academic Honors
  • Earn the following scores or higher on WorkKeys: Reading for Information – Level 6, Applied Mathematics – Level 6, and Locating Information - Level 5.
  • Earn the following minimum score(s) on Accuplacer: Writing 80, Reading 90, Math 75.
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