MS High School Graduation Pathways

3 Graduation options are available:

  • Career Option (21 credits)
  • District Option (21 credits)
  • Traditional Option (24 credits)

 

 


Career Pathway Option

21 Credits

(Must attend a community college first with this option)

Graduation Requirements
Required Subjects
4 Credits of English
English I, English II
3 Credits of Math
Algebra I 
3 Credits of Science 
Biology I
3 Credits of Social Studies
1 U.S. History           
1/2 U.S. Government               1/2 Mississippi Studies
1/2 Credit of Health/Physical Education
1/2 Comprehensive Health or
1/2 Family and Individual  Health or
1/2 Physical Education
1 Credit of Integrated Technology
Computer Discovery
ICT II
9th STEM
Computer Applications and Keyboarding
4 Credits of Career & Technical Education Electives

From Student's Program of Study

2 1/2 Credits of Electives

 

 

District Pathway Option

21 Credits

(Must attend a community college first with this option)

Graduation Requirements
Required Subjects
4 Credits of English
English I, English II
4  Credits of Math
Algebra I
3 Credits of Science
Biology I
3 Credits of Social Studies
1 World History
1 U.S. History
1/2 U.S. Government
1/2 Mississippi Studies
1/2 Credit of Health

1/2 Comprehensive Health or
1/2 Family and Individual Health

1/2 Credit of Physical Education
1 Credit of Business & Technology
Computer Discovery
ICT II
9th STEM
Computer Applications and Keyboarding

1 Credit of Art

4 Credits of Electives

 

 

Traditional Pathway Option

24 Credits

(May attend a 4-year college immediately after graduation)

Graduation Requirements
Required Subjects
4 Credits of English
English I, English II
4  Credits of Math
Algebra I
3 Credits of Science
Biology I
3 Credits of Social Studies
1 World History
1 U.S. History
1/2 Geography
1/2 U.S. Government
1/2 Economics
1/2 Mississippi Studies
1/2 Credit of Health
1/2 Comprehensive Health or
1/2 Family and Individual Health
1/2 Credit of Physical Education
1 Credit of Business & Technology
Computer Discovery
ICT II
9th STEM
Computer Applications and Keyboarding

1 Credit of Art

5 Credits of Electives

**A passing score in each of the four subject-area tests is required for all graduation pathways.