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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
English 4 Credits - English courses must include major concentration in composition, reading for information, and literature. X X
Mathematics 4 Credits - To include Algebra I and Geometry X X
Science 3 Credits - To of the science credits must include a laboratory component. X X
Social Sciences

1 Credit -  United States History

1 Credit - World History

.5 Credit - Economics

.5 Credit - United States Government

Physical Education 1 Credit - To include Personal Fitness *  
Foreign Language A 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 Arts 1 Credit *  
Electives 10 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


(4 credits)

Online Students entering 9th grade during the 2011 - 2012 school year and beyond must complete one of their credits online. X  
Grade Point Average (GPA) Requirements Earn a cumulative GPA of 20. on a 4.0 scale. X X



*Not required, may substitute with elective credit

Check with a George Stone Technical College school counselor for a complete and individual graduation plan.

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