Legacy High School Graduation Requirements

  • To be classified as a sophomore, students must have earned at least five (5) credits at the end of their freshman year.

    To be classified as a junior, students must have earned at least ten (10) credits at the end of their sophomore year.

    To be classified as a senior, students must have earned at least seventeen (17) credits at the end of their junior year.


    24 Credits Required to Graduate:

       -Please see the Course guide for course options.

    4 Credits of English

    • English 9
    • English 10
    • English 11
    • English 12

     3 Credits of Math

    • _________________________
    • _________________________
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     3 Credits of Science

    • Physical Science
    • Biology
    • _________________________

     3 Credits of Social Studies

    • Global Studies or World History
    • US History
    • Government & Economics

     2 Credits of Physical Education (PE) OR 1 ½ credits of PE and ½ credit of Health, Family Living or Parenting

    • PE 9 or _________________________
    • PE 10 or ________________________
    • PE 11 or ________________________
    • PE 12 or ________________________

     3 Credits of Foreign/Native American Languages, Fine Arts, or Career/Tech Ed. Courses

    • _________________________
    • _________________________
    • _________________________

     6 Additional Elective Credits    

         -In addition, 3 elective credits must be in foreign or Native American languages, fine arts, or career and technical education courses. Students must also pass the National Civics Test.

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    • _________________________
    • _________________________
    • _________________________
    • _________________________
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    North Dakota University System (NDUS) Admission Requirements

    4 credits of English; 3 credits of mathematics, Algebra I and above; 3 credits of laboratory science; 3 credits of social studies

    The NDUS strongly recommends that high school students intending to enroll in four-year universities take Algebra II and two credits of a single classical or modern language. Many out of state colleges require two or more credits of the same language, a credit of fine arts, or other requirements. Check with college websites for specific college requirements.


    Eary Graduates-

    Students who have earned 24 credits and have met all graduation requirements may be able to graduate at the end of the first semester of their senior year. Early graduates will not be allowed to leave Legacy prior to the completion of first semester to enroll elsewhere. They are welcome to enroll in another institution but must make known to the proper personnel that they will not start classes until the first semester ends.  See your counselor for an early graduate form.