Graduation Requirements

  • Students must earn at least 235 credit hours to be eligible for a diploma from Boone Central.  A typical full year’s course held every day for one period would give a student 10 semester hours of credit.  A course held for one semester meeting everyday would give students 5 credit hours. 


  • Students graduating in 2022 & 2023

    English – 40 credits to include

    • 10 credits of either English 9 or Freshman English
    • 10 credits of either English 10 or Sophomore English
    • 10 credits of either English 11 or Junior English
    • 10 credits of either English 12 or Senior English

     Speech – 5 credits

     Mathematics – 30 credits

     Social Studies – 30 credits to include

    • 10 credits of Cultural Geography
    • 10 credits of American History
    • 10 credits of Government/ Modern Problems or Civics

     Science – 30 credits

    • 10 credits of either Biology or Life Science
    • 10 credits of either Physical Science or General Science
    • 10 credits of any other science class offered

     Computers – 10 credits from the following list Intro Tech Applications (not offered after 2019-2020)

    • Digital Media I
    • Digital Design II
    • Programming
    • Web Design

     Physical Education/Health – 10 credits

     Electives – 80 credits of elective credits to include 5 credits of Econ

    Total = 235 credits


  • Students graduating in 2024 and beyond 

     

    English – 40 credits to include

    • 10 credits of either English 9 or Freshman English
    • 10 credits of either English 10 or Sophomore English
    • 10 credits of either English 11 or Junior English
    • 10 credits of either English 12 or Senior English

     Mathematics – 30 credits

     Social Studies – 30 credits to include

    • 10 credits of World Studies
    • 10 credits of American History
    • 10 credits of Government/ Modern Problems or Civics

     Science – 30 credits

    • 10 credits of either Biology or Life Science
    • 10 credits of either Physical Science or General Science
    • 10 credits of any other science class offered

     Computers – 5 credits from the following list

    • Digital Media 
    • Digital Design II
    • Programming
    • Web Design

     Physical Education/Health – 10 credits

     Speech – 5 credits

     Economics - 5 credits

     Personal Finance - 5 credits

     Electives – 75 credits of electives

    Total = 235 credits