Graduation Requirements Chart


Students must earn a minimum of 122.5 credits in order to graduate.  Please see the Mountain Lakes Counseling Department Checklist (APPENDIX A).  Students must also take a minimum equivalent of five full year courses plus Physical Education and Health or Driver Education each year. The following minimum credits must be completed by the end of the senior year.




20 credits 5 credits for each year of enrollment, 9-12


A minimum of 15 credit 5 credits of Algebra 1 (may be completed in Middle School) 5 credits of Geometry (may be completed in Middle School) 
5 credits of Algebra 2

Social Studies

A minimum of 15 credits        
5 credits of World Cultures/History 10 credits of U.S. History


A minimum of 15 credits 5 credits of Biology        
10 credits of additional lab science

World Language

A minimum of 5 credits

Visual or Performing Arts

A minimum of 5 credits

21st Century Life & Careers

A minimum of 5 credits

Financial Literacy

A minimum of 2.5 credits

Health & Physical Education

1 credit of Health for each year of enrollment

3 credits of Physical Education for each year of enrollment

Additional Requirements

Satisfactory Completion of NJ Testing Requirement

CPR Certification

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