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Graduation Requirements


Graduation Requirements & College Recommendations

Red Bud High School requires each student to earn 22 total credits in order to graduate, with the following specific credits required.

               4.0 credits of English

               3.0 credits of math

               2.0 credits of science

               2.5 credits of social science*

               1.0 credit of music, art, vocational, or foreign language

               0.5 credit of health

               0.5 credit consumer education**

*Must include 1.0 credit Global Studies, 1.0 credit American History, and 0.5 credit American Civics.  Must also pass examinations regarding the flag, US & IL Constitutions.

**Requirement can be met by earning 0.5 credit Consumer Education, 1.0 credit Agriculture Business Management, 1.0 credit Business Technology Concepts, or 0.5 credit Economics.


College admission requirements vary by school.  Visit the undergraduate admissions page on the college or university website for the most current admission requirements.  Basic recommendation for college admission consideration is listed below.

          4 years English

          3 years math (Algebra I and higher.  Senior year math course recommended.)

          3 years lab sciences

          3 years social science (emphasizing history and government)

          2 years music, art and/or foreign language



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