La Academia

Credit Requirements

At La Academia, scholars must earn the following credits to graduate high school:

  • 4 English Credits
  • 3 Math Credits
  • 3 Science Credits
  • 3 Social Studies Credits
  • 2 Arts or Humanities Credits
  • 6 Additional Elective Credits
  • 1 Health/Physical Education Credit

This is a total of 22 credits. Additionally, the state of Pennsylvania requires that each scholar in grades 9-12 be enrolled in a Physical Education class and an English class each year that they are in high school. All scholars must take at least 1 health class during high school. Credits can only be earned during enrollment in grades 9-12.

A copy of the PA Graduation Requirements can be found here.

To learn more about the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s pathways to qualify for a diploma after completing your credit requirements at La Academia, check out our Graduation Pathways page!