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Grad. Requirements

We believe that every student who joins our school has the ability to graduate from both high school AND college. From the moment a student walks in the door, the teachers will be pushing him/her to achieve at the highest level. Students will be immersed in a culture of achievement and high expectations. This will mean a lot of work for students and teachers alike and will give students a distinct academic advantage when applying to college.

In addition to our regular education courses, we also offer many Honors and Advanced Placement courses for students that wish to be challenged further.

Non-Credit Requirements for Graduation:
  • 4 Service Learning Projects (the equivalent of 40 hours)
  • PSAE (Includes the ACT exam)
  • Public Law 195 Exam:
  • This exam covers topics such as the Declaration of Independence, American Patriotism, Constitution of the United States, Constitution of the State of Illinois, proper display of the American Flag
  • Consumer Education Exam
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