KY State Graduation Requirements:
The state of Kentucky has a set list of courses that students must take to be eligible for graduation. These requirements are:
4 credits of English,
(English 1, 2, 3, 4)
3 credits of Mathematics
(Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2)
*4 credits of Math are required for Students who entered highschool in 2019 and after
3 credits of Social Studies,
(Intgrd Social Studies, World Civ, U.S. History)
3 credits of Science,
(Intgrd Science I and II, Biology)
and 11 credits of Electives.
*10 credits of electives required for Students who entered highschool in 2019 and after
*In 2010 a new KY law regarding Math went into effect. All students must take a math class every year. For some students, the fourth year of Math will count as an elective.
What else is required for graduation?
Passing the Civics Test is a requirement for gradution.
All student fines must be paid in full.
Many colleges require two years of a foreign language, Algebra 2, and Chemistry or Physics for full admission to their institution.