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Lincoln High School Graduation Credit Requirements

 

     Class of             2016               2017               2018       
English 4 4 4
Mathematics 2 3 3
Social Science 3 3 3
Science 2 3 3
Health 1.5 0.5 0.5
Physical Education                     1.5 1.5 1.5
Financial Literacy 0.5 0.5 0.5
IT Fundamentals I 0 0 0.5
Swing Credit 0.5 0 0
Electives 8.5 8.5 8.0
 TOTAL CREDITS   22.5 24 24

 

LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS GRADUATING IN 2016

All students must complete a minimum of 22.5 credits, grades 9 through 12, to be certified for graduation. Credits are based on a time-in-class standard or the traditional Carnegie unit of credit determination. This is a list of the minimum credits which must be earned in designated subject areas, grades 9 through 12.

          English      4.0 Credits                Physical Education      1.5 Credits
          Social Studies      3.0 Credits                Financial Literacy Credit **      .5 Credit
          Mathematics      2.0 Credits                Health      .5 Credit
          Science      2.0 Credits                Swing Credit      .5 Credit

Electives make up the remaining 8.5 credits.

** The Financial Literacy Credit can be satisfied with Personal Finance - No. 506, Financial Algebra - No. 421, or On Your Own - No. 939, Principles of Economics - No. 222, or AP Macroeconomics - No. 233.

 

The following specific courses must be taken, satisfactorily completed, and included in the minimum credit requirement as outlined above, unless stated in an IEP or through the Able Learner Program.

Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11
CNS 9      1.0 Credit       English II 1.0 Credit           American History  OR 1.0 Credit
American Government .5 Credit  CNS 10 1.0 Credit           American Dream  OR 1.0 Credit
  World History  OR       1.0 Credit           AP U.S. History 1.0 Credit
  AP World History 1.0 Credit  

Promotion From Ninth Grade...

Administrators from  Wisconsin Rapids Area Middle School and East Junior High School and Lincoln High School will determine which students with credit deficiencies will be allowed to attend Lincoln High School.  Ninth grade students considered credit deficient will be reviewed on a yearly basis.  Each student will be evaluated on the credits earned, the required classes passed, the skills developed and the predictability of success at the high school.

Ninth grade students not enrolled for the first term at Lincoln High School will remain at their junior high school for the entire ninth grade academic year. Term transfers will not be allowed. 

Remember This About Graduation...

All graduation requirements and student obligations (fines, detentions, etc.) must be met before a student may receive a diploma or participate in the graduation ceremony. Appeals related to requirements, graduation, or participation in the graduation ceremony are subject to review by the high school principal. Students  that  plan on participating in the graduation ceremony must attend the graduation practice as scheduled. IT  IS  THE  STUDENT’S  RESPONSIBILITY  TO  MAKE  SURE  THAT  ALL  GRADUATION  REQUIREMENTS  ARE  MET.

 

LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS GRADUATING IN 2017

All students must complete a minimum of 24.0 credits, grades 9 through 12, to be certified for graduation. Credits are based on a time-in-class standard or the traditional Carnegie unit of credit determination. This is a list of the minimum credits which must be earned in designated subject areas, grades 9 through 12.

English      4.0 Credits             Physical Education      1.5 Credits     
Social Studies                3.0 Credits             Financial Literacy Credit **                .5 Credit      
Mathematics      3.0 Credits             Health      .5 Credit      
Science      3.0 Credits         

Electives make up the remaining 8.5 credits.

** The Financial Literacy Credit can be satisfied with Personal Finance - No. 506, Financial Algebra - No. 421, or On Your Own - No. 939, Principles of Economics - No. 222, or AP Macroeconomics - No. 233.

The following specific courses must be taken, satisfactorily completed, and included in the minimum credit requirement as outlined above, unless stated in an IEP or through the Able Learner Program.

Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11
CNS 9 1.0 Credit English II 1.0 Credit American History  OR 1.0 Credit
American Government .5 Credit CNS 10 1.0 Credit American Dream  OR 1.0 Credit
  World History  OR 1.0 Credit AP U.S. History 1.0 Credit
  AP World History 1.0 Credit
 

Promotion From Ninth Grade...

Administrators from  Wisconsin Rapids Area Middle School and East Junior HIgh School and Lincoln High School will determine which students with credit deficiencies will be allowed to attend Lincoln High School.  Ninth grade students considered credit deficient will be reviewed on a yearly basis.  Each student will be evaluated on the credits earned, the required classes passed, the skills developed and the predictability of success at the high school.

Ninth grade students not enrolled for the first term at Lincoln High School will remain at their junior high school for the entire ninth grade academic year. Term transfers will not be allowed. 

Remember This About Graduation...

All graduation requirements and student obligations (fines, detentions, etc.) must be met before a student may receive a diploma or participate in the graduation ceremony. Appeals related to requirements, graduation, or participation in the graduation ceremony are subject to review by the high school principal. Students  that  plan on participating in the graduation ceremony must attend the graduation practice as scheduled. IT  IS  THE  STUDENT’S  RESPONSIBILITY  TO  MAKE  SURE  THAT  ALL  GRADUATION  REQUIREMENTS  ARE  MET.

 

LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS GRADUATING IN 2018

All students must complete a minimum of 24.0 credits, grades 9 through 12, to be certified for graduation. Credits are based on a time-in-class standard or the traditional Carnegie unit of credit determination. This is a list of the minimum credits which must be earned in designated subject areas, grades 9 through 12.

English      4.0 Credits           Physical Education                            1.5 Credits     
Social Studies                3.0 Credits           Financial Literacy Credit **           .5 Credit      
Mathematics      2.0 Credits           Health     .5 Credit      
Science      2.0 Credits           IT Fundamentals      .5 Credit      

Electives make up the remaining 8.0 credits.

** The Financial Literacy Credit can be satisfied with Personal Finance - No. 506, Financial Algebra - No. 421, or On Your Own - No. 939, Principles of Economics - No. 222, or AP Macroeconomics - No. 233.

The following specific courses must be taken, satisfactorily completed, and included in the minimum credit requirement as outlined above, unless stated in an IEP or through the Able Learner Program.

Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11
     CNS 9      1.0 Credit           English II        1.0 Credit           American History  OR 1.0 Credit
     American Government      .5 Credit           CNS 10      1.0 Credit           American Dream  OR 1.0 Credit
       World History  OR      1.0 Credit           AP U.S. History 1.0 Credit
       AP World History      1.0 Credit     

Promotion From Ninth Grade...

Administrators from  Wisconsin Rapids Area Middle School and East Junior HIgh School and Lincoln High School will determine which students with credit deficiencies will be allowed to attend Lincoln High School.  Ninth grade students considered credit deficient will be reviewed on a yearly basis.  Each student will be evaluated on the credits earned, the required classes passed, the skills developed and the predictability of success at the high school.

Ninth grade students not enrolled for the first term at Lincoln High School will remain at their junior high school for the entire ninth grade academic year. Term transfers will not be allowed. 

Remember This About Graduation...

All graduation requirements and student obligations (fines, detentions, etc.) must be met before a student may receive a diploma or participate in the graduation ceremony. Appeals related to requirements, graduation, or participation in the graduation ceremony are subject to review by the high school principal. Students  that  plan on participating in the graduation ceremony must attend the graduation practice as scheduled. IT  IS  THE  STUDENT’S  RESPONSIBILITY  TO  MAKE  SURE  THAT  ALL  GRADUATION  REQUIREMENTS  ARE  MET.

 

 

 

EDUCATIONAL OPTIONS FOR LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL PREPARATION FOR TECHNICAL COLLEGE / APPRENTICESHIP

 

English
4- Years reading, writing

Mathematics
2-3 Years- choose from:
Core Math 1,2,3,4 or
Algebra, Geometry, Advanced
Algebra and beyond

*Some courses require
additional courses.

Science
2 years-
Comprehensive Natural
Science 9, 10

*Some courses require
additional courses

Social Studies
3 years- World Issues;
American Studies or American
Dream or AP US History; and
one year of other social studies.

Critical Skills
Vocational courses, visual
and performance arts.

Related Experiences
Extracurricular activities, including
community service and 
volunteering.

If you have any questions about Wisconsin's Technical Colleges, see your counselor or visit this web site:
WItechcolleges.org

PREPARATION  FOR  UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE

Entrance recommendations for students are printed below (see chart). The State of Wisconsin Joint Council on College Preparation has published a list of GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS for high school students who might want to go on to college (see chart below). Additional preparation should be made for specific programs. The Student Services department can help you discover what extra courses might be helpful if you know what career area you wish to pursue or which college or university you hope to attend. Students are encouraged to utilize the Wisconsin Career Information System in Student Services. For some universities the following are only minimum requirements.

 

English
4 years - Accepted English courses stress an
understanding of composition, literature and 
rhetoric. Significant practice in reading, 
writing and speaking is expected in 
composition and rhetoric. Several campuses
require that at least 3 of the 4 credits
in English include composition and literature.

Mathematics
3 years - one year each in
algebra, geometry, advanced 
algebra and beyond
OR
3 years of Core Math 1,2,3,4 
and beyond.

Science
3 years of sciences -
with CNS 9 and CNS 10 and one
additional year or more of science
chosen from biology, chemistry,
environmental studies, earth 
science or physics.

Social Studies
3 years with 1 year
American Studies or
American Dream or AP US
History; 1 year World 
Issues; and 1 year of other
social studies.

World Language
2 years of one
world language are required
for admission  to UW-Madison,
the University of Minnesota 
system, and UW-Eau Claire.

Additional
Critical Skills 
and Experiences

Keyboarding, computer skills, 
visual & performing arts,
other academic or vocational
electives.
Minnesota system schools
require 1 credit of Fine Arts.

Recommended
Related Experiences

As many extracurricular
activities as possible,
including community
service and volunteering.

If you have any questions about the requirements of the University of  Wisconsin system, or a specific UW campus, you are encouraged to call this toll free number: 1-800-442-6459, or see your counselor, or visit this web site:
      uwhelp.wisconsin.edu
For information on Wisconsin's Private Colleges and Universities call toll free 1-800-4-DEGREE

 

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