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Graduation Requirements


Credit Requirements:  Students must receive 110 credits in order to graduate from Millis High School.

All students must pass the MCAS exams in ELA, Mathematics and STE (Science/Technology/Engineering) before graduating high school.

  1. All courses specifically required for graduation (20 credits of English, 15 credits of Mathematics, Social Studies, Science, 10 credits of Foreign Language) must be taken at an accredited high school.  Students must have the equivalent of two years of the same foreign language at the high school level.  Students who lose credits in the above areas for failure and/or reasons of absence or tardiness must make up those credits within the subject area in which they were lost.
  2. “Fitness for Life/Introduction to High School Physical Education” should be taken during the freshman year.
  3. No student will be assigned to a graduating class until minimum requirements as stated below have been satisfactorily completed.  The principal has the option of reassigning a student to his graduation class at any time upon satisfactory completion of minimum requirements.
  4. Failure of a course in the 55-59% range during the academic year may be made up with a grade of 70 or better in a thirty (30) hour night or summer course during the summer immediately following the failure.  Failure below 55% must be repeated at Millis High School.  Any make-up course requires prior written approval by the school principal.  Parents and students are responsible for finding suitable course offerings and all costs relating to summer school.
  5. No courses taken during summer school and/or night school courses will be computed into the rank-in-class.
  6. Elective courses, which make up the remainder of the credit requirements, may be taken at night or summer school with the principal’s prior approval and according to the stipulated guidelines.  Courses taken outside Millis High School are not calculated into the student’s GPA.
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