Graduation Requirements - LCHS North

 

 

Accreditation: L’Anse Creuse High School - North is accredited by the North Central Accreditation Association and holds membership in the National Association of College Admissions Counselors, the College Board, and the College Scholarship Service. L’Anse Creuse High School - North received the Michigan Exemplary School Award in 1994-95 and was named a National Blue Ribbon School in 1994-96.

General Requirements: With the change in 2016-2017 to a 6-period day, the credit requirements will be shifting with each graduating class (see below), classes after 2020 will all be requiring a minimum of 22 credits for graduation. In addition, each student needs a total of 40 hours of community service (or 5 per semester for transfer students) at L’Anse Creuse High School-North, along with a reflection questionnaire to be completed by each senior.

Students must take required state testing in their Junior Year.

Composition: The school year is composed of a two-semester system. A semester is defined as twenty weeks long with two ten-week report card periods.

**Fall 2020**The length of a class period is approx. 97 minutes with hours 1,2,3 (A day) on Monday's and Wednesday's and hours 5,6,4 (B day) on Tuesday's and Thursday's.  Friday's alternate between A days and B days.  

Grading Point System, 4.000 scale

A+ = 4.000 B+ = 3.333 C+ = 2.333 D+ = 1.333 F = 0
A = 4.000 B = 3.000 C = 2.000 D = 1.000 NC = No Credit
A- = 3.667 B- = 2.667 C- = 1.667 D- = 0.667

I = Incomplete

AP courses add a 0.5/1, Honor courses add a .25 GPA bump per course taken, not changing the letter grade.  

 

Course Class of 2024  Class of 2023  Class of 2022   Class of 2021
English 4 4 4 4
Math 4 4 4 4
Science 3 3 3 3
Social Studies 3 3 3 3
PE 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Health 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Fine Arts 1 1 1 1
World Languages 2 2 2 2
On line Exp. 40 hrs/gr 6-12 40 hrs/gr 6-12 40 hrs/gr 6-12 40 hrs/grades 6-12
Electives 4 4 4 4
Total Possible 27 27 27 27
Total Required 22 22 22 22

 

The total credits possible may exceed the above, if a student takes high school level classes while in middle school (i.e. Spanish, Algebra).

Mathematics: 4 credits

  • Algebra I
  • Geometry
  • Algebra II
  • One math course in final 2 years of high school

Science: 3 credits

  • Biology
  • Physics or Chemistry or Horticulture or Anatomy
  • One additional science credit

Social Studies: 3 credits

  • U.S. History
  • 0.5 credit in Integrated SS (Economics)
  • 0.5 credit in Government (Civics)
  • World History

English Language Arts: 4 credits

Physical Education: 0.5 credit

Health: 0.5 credit

Visual, Performing and Applied Arts: 1 credit

World Language: 2 credits

Electives/Additional Credits:

  • Seniors (2018): 6 credits
  • Juniors (2019): 5 credits
  • Sophomores (2020): 4 credits
  • Freshman (2021): 4 credits

The State of Michigan allows certain changes to these requirements. See your counselor to discuss possibilities and qualifications.