Graduation Requirements

  • Students who graduate from Radnor High School must complete a minimum of 22.5 credits to qualify for a diploma from Radnor Township School District.  All students are required to take the minimum of 6.5 credits each year.  At this time, the Keystone Exams in Algebra I, Biology, and Literature will be a graduation requirement for the class of 2022 and beyond. NOTE:  These graduation requirements are governed by Radnor Township School Board Policy #217. These state requirements are currently under review.  If the policy and requirements are changed, those changes and the effective date of those changes will be communicated to everyone.


    NOTE: These graduation requirements are governed by Radnor Township School Board Policy #217. These state requirements are currently under review. If the policy and requirements are changed, those changes and the effective date of those changes will be communicated to everyone.

Requirements by Department

  • English

    Four Courses Minimum

    • 9th Grade English or Integrated The American Experiment*: 1 credit
    • World Literature or Global Issues*: 1 credit
    • American Literature, AP English Lang and Comp, or Viewpoints*: 1 credit
    • British/Modern Literature, AP English Lit, or Senior Seminar*: 1 credit

    *Integrated The American Experiment, Global Issues, Viewpoints, and Senior Seminar each provide one Social Studies credit in addition to one English credit.

    Social Studies

    Three Courses Minimum

    • Government and Economics or Integrated The American Experiment (grade 9): 1 credit
    • World Studies, AP World History, or Global Issues*(grade 10): 1 credit
    • American Studies, AP American History, or Viewpoints* (grade 11): 1 credit

    *Integrated The American Experiment, Global Issues, Viewpoints, and Senior Seminar each provide one Social Studies credit in addition to one English credit.

    Mathematics

    Three Courses Minimum

    • Mathematics Courses: 3 credits

    Science

    Three Courses Minimum

    • Science Courses (Biology, Chemistry, Physics): 3 credits


    Health and Physical Education

    Four Years/Courses Minimum

    • PE 9: 0.5 credit
    • Health (9th grade): 0.5 credit
    • PE 10: 0.5 credit
    • Health (10th grade): 0.5 credit
    • Physical Education Electives (11th and 12th grade): 1 credit


    Technology/Business

    One Course Minimum: 0.5 credits

    Arts & Humanities Electives

    Arts & Humanities Electives: 2 credits total

    Additional Electives

    Electives: 4 credits total
    (.5 credits must be from one of the following departments: Music, Art, Theatre, or FACS)


    Total Minimum Credits Required for Graduation

    Total Minimum Credits Required for Graduation: 22.5 credits

    For the class of 2020 and beyond, in each of the test areas, a proficient score or higher on each of the Keystone Exams, or successful completion of a Project Based Assessment (PBA) for tested areas where Proficiency was not achieved, meets the state requirement.