REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION
PUHSD Graduation Entrance Requirements
Requirements for Arizona Universities
Starting with theClass of 2014-15
English 4.0 4.0
Social Studies 3.0 2.0
Algebra 3-4 1.0
Additional Math Courses 3.0
Laboratory Science 3.0
Additional Lab Courses(s) 2.0
Health Education 0.5
Fine Arts or Career and Technical Ed. 1.0 1.0
World Languages 2.0
Total Credits: 22
1. Visual and Performing arts courses are offered in the following areas:
Art, Dance, Theater Arts and Music.
2. Career and Technical Education courses are offered in the Career and Technical Education areas:
Business/Technology Education, Family and consumer Science.
In 2015, the Arizona legislature passed the American Civics Act (House Bill 2064). This bill will require students, beginning with the graduating class of 2017, to pass a civics test based on the United States Immigration and Naturalization civics questions. Students will be required to score 60% or higher in order to graduate from high school or obtain a high school equivalency certificate.
ARIZONA INSTRUMENT TO MEASURE STANDARDS (AIMS)
Passing the AIMS test as a graduation requirement is in effect for graduating classes 2006-2016.