Adult High School Graduation Requirements
To obtain a standard adult high school credit diploma, a student must earn the required 24 credits, successfully complete all state required assessments (Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test or a recognized concordant score as specified in Section 1008.24 (10), F.S., and/or End of Course Assessments), and have a grade point average (GPA) in accordance with State of Florida guidelines. A cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale is required for all adult education students.
Academic Area Specific Requirements for Graduation 24 Credits 18 Credit Option English4 Credits - English courses must include major concentration in composition, reading for information, and literature.XX Mathematics4 Credits - To include Algebra I and GeometryXX Science3 Credits - To of the science credits must include a laboratory component.XX Social Sciences
1 Credit - United States History
1 Credit - World History
.5 Credit - Economics
.5 Credit - United States GovernmentXX
Physical Education1 Credit - To include Personal Fitness* Foreign LanguageA foreign language is not required for high school graduation but is required for state university admission and for many scholarships Practical Arts Career Education or Fine Arts1 Credit* Electives10 Credits - Study Hall and other courses identified as noncredit (NC), Applied Academics for Adult Education (AAAE), Adult Basic Education (ABE), and General Education Development (GED) Preparation may not be used to satisfy this requirement.X
OnlineStudents entering 9th grade during the 2011 - 2012 school year and beyond must complete one of their credits online.X Grade Point Average (GPA) RequirementsEarn a cumulative GPA of 20. on a 4.0 scale.XX
*Not required, may substitute with elective credit
Check with a George Stone Technical College school counselor for a complete and individual graduation plan.