Credit Requirements for Senior Status
In order to be recognized as a senior and placed in the senior class, students must have accrued at least 15 credits by the end of summer school prior to their senior year. If the student has not accrued the credits specified above, he/she will be designated as a junior and deemed not eligible to graduate the following year.
Credit Requirements for Junior Status
In order to be recognized as a junior, students must have accrued at least 10 credits by the end of summer school prior to their junior year. If the student has not accrued the credits specified above, he/she will be designated as a sophomore.
Credit Requirements for Sophomore Status
In order to be recognized as a sophomore, students must have accrued at least 4 credits by the end of summer school prior to their sophomore year. If the student has not accrued the credits specified above, he/she will be designated as a freshman.
|Physical Education (Level I or Level II class)||0.5|
|Electives CP Financial Planning required 0.5 credits)||7.0|
The requirements will remain the same for graduation for any student who transfers into the district, regardless of their grade.
Attainment of Academic Standard
According to Wilson School District graduation policy (#217), besides the completion of the grades nine through twelve instructional programs, the students graduating in 2022 and thereafter must demonstrate the attainment of academic standards in biology, literature, and algebra at the “Proficient” level on Keystone exams.
Keystone End of Course Exams
The Keystone Exams are end-of-course assessments designed to assess proficiency in the subject areas of Algebra I, Literature, and Biology.
- Students must take the Algebra I, Biology, and Literature Keystone exams if they are currently enrolled in these classes.
- The exams are comprised of two (2) modules, one Multiple-Choice (MC) and one Constructed-Response (CR) item.
- Students are required to achieve proficiency on all Keystone exams. If a student does not meet proficiency they will be required to take a remediation course(s)- Algebra Standards, Literature Standards, and/or Biology Standards.
Summer School Eligibility
A student who has failed a course in Math, English, Science, Social Studies, Health, or Physical Education but attained a year-long average of at least 50% in the course is eligible to make up the credit during a five-week long summer school program held at Wilson High School or through Wilson Virtual Academy at the student’s expense. Students attaining this required average will have a grade of 60%, and summer school designated and recorded on their transcripts.