Graduation Requirements

The following minimum graduation requirements have been established by the Kansas State Department of Education and the Board of Education of the Unified school District #334:

24 credits are required for graduating from GHS.

    4 units        Language Arts

    3 units        Social Science. (1 must be Government and 1 must be American History.)

    3 units        Science (1 must be a lab science.)

    4 units        Math (Class of 2009 and beyond.)

    1 units         Health and Physical Education

    10 units         Elective courses

Beginning with the fall semester of 2001, if you are planning to attend a Kansas 4-year college or university, you must meet one of the three criteria listested:

    1.    ACT score of 21 or above.

    2.    Be in top 1/3 of graduating class.

    3. Have at least a 2.0 (C) GPA in the regent recommended curriculum (Listed below)

Kansas Board of Regents Pre-College Curriculum

English -        4 credits

Science -       3 credits (1 physics or chemistry)

Math -           4 credits (Algebra I, Algerbra II, and Geometry)

Social Science - 3 credits  American History, Government, 1/2 World History or Geography, and 1/2 of any other Social Science Credit

Computer Tech - 1 Credit

Kansas Board of Regents Recommended Curriculum for State Sponsored Scholarships

As a Kansas high school graduate, you may be eligible for one of the three state-sponsored scholarships programs:

    1. State Scholarship Program

    2. Minority Scholarship Program

    3. Kansas Teachers Scholarship

To be eligible for one of these scholarships, you must complete all of the required courses for the pre-college curriculum plus an additional three units as follows:

    Math - 1 additional unit; total of 4 units

    Foreign language - 2 units required

    Natural Science - Biology, Chemistry, an Physics required