Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate from MEHS a student must earn 24 units of credit designed to meet or exceed the minimum state graduation requirements set out in 4 AAC 06.075.

The 24 total required credits for graduation from MEHS include:

4 credits - English
3 credits- Social Studies (including Alaska History)
3 credits - Math
1 additional core credit (math, social studies, or science)
2 credits – Computer Technology
2 credits – Wellness (includes Health/PE)
1 credit - Pacific Rim Studies
1 credit – World Language
4 credits – Electives

Graduation Requirements for Transfer Students

Students entering MEHS later than freshman year maybe approved to graduate with a reduced number of credits, however the core requirements will remain. Entering sophomores 23 credits; entering juniors 22 credits, entering seniors, 21 credits as a minimum. 

Transcript evaluations of transfer credits will be at the discretion of the academic principal.

Definition of Unit of Credit

The term “unit of credit” shall have the definition given in 4 AAC 06.075(e), i.e. the credit that a student is awarded for achieving a passing grade in a course of study by meeting the performance standards for a course of study prescribed by MEHS and approved by the State Board under policy 5.2 of this manual.

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