Graduation Requirements.

21st Century Course of Study

The 21st Century Course of Study Core Curriculum requirements are aligned with the Governor Guinn Millennium Scholarship minimum core curriculum requirements as outlined in both the Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) Chapter 396 and Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents Handbook Title 4 Chapter 18 Section 9.

Area of Study
Units
English
4
Mathematics (including Algebra II or higher)
4
Natural Science
3
Social Studies and History*
3
Physical Education
2
Health
½
21st Century Learning**
½
Electives
7 ½
Total
22 ½

* World History or Geography is required for all CCSD students. World History or Geography taken in CCSD fulfills the Arts/Humanities or Career and Technical Education state requirement.

** Successful completion of a one-semester computer literacy course offered in grades 6, 7, or 8 will satisfy the 21st Century Learning graduation requirement.

Testing Requirements

 

Students enrolled in Grade 11 of a Nevada school during an administration of the College and Career Readiness Assessment (ACT) must take the ACT to be eligible for a diploma.

Students not enrolled in Grade 11 of a Nevada public school on either of the administration dates of the ACT are exempt from assessment participation requirements for graduation (NRS 389.807)

Cohorts 2017 and beyohd must take Nevada End-of -Course (EOC) Examinations.

EOCs are administered in the following subjects:

  • Math I Emphasis on Algebra I
  • Math II Emphasis on Geometry
  • English language arts I with a Focus on Reading Comprehension
  • English language arts II with a Focus on Writing
  • Science with a focus on Life Science for Graduation Cohort 2020 and beyond
  • ELA Combined (reading and writing) for Graduation Cohort 2020 and beyond

 

Standard Diploma

Students who do not complete all requirements for a diploma will not be allowed to participate in graduation ceremonies. Students earning an adjusted diploma will be eligible to participate in graduation ceremonies.

 
Area of Study
Units
English
4
Mathematics
3
Natural Science
2
World History or Geography
1
US History
1
US Government
3
Physical Education
2
Health
½
21st Century Learning**
½
Electives
7 ½
Total
21 ½

** Successful completion of a one-semester computer literacy course offered in grades 6, 7, or 8 will satisfy the 21st Century Learning graduation requirement.

 

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