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Grad Requirements

In order to graduate from Bartlett High School and be in compliance with the State of Tennessee's graduation requirements, a student must successfully complete the following 22 required credits:

4 English credits
4 Math credits: Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, and a 4th higher level math course
3 Science credits: Biology, Chemistry or Physics, and a 3rd lab course
3 Social Studies credits
3 Focus Elective credits
2 Foreign Language credits: must be 2 consecutive years of the same foreign language
1.5 Physical Education and Wellness credits
1 Fine Arts credit
.5 Personal Finance credit

Grade classification for students is as follows:
9th Grade: less than 5 credits
10th Grade: 5 credits AND pass English 9
11th Grade: 11 credits AND pass English 10
12th Grade: 16 credits AND pass English 11
Additionally, beginning with the Class of 2018, students planning to graduate with a regular diploma are required to take the ACT or SAT.
Please contact your child's grade level counselor with questions regarding graduation progress.