Mount Olive High School


Graduation Requirements

All students must earn 135 credits to graduate

Full-year courses 5 credits
Semester courses 2-1/2 credits
Grade Placement
Grade 10: 30 credits
Grade 11: 60 credits
Grade 12: 95 credits
Required courses for all students:
Language Arts Literacy 20 credits
PE/Health 20 credits
Mathematics 15 credits
Science 15 credits
United States History 10 credits
World Culture/World History
5 credits
World Language 5 credits

Visual or Performing Arts

5 credits
21st Century Life and Careers, or Career-Technical Education (Practical Arts) 5 credits
Financial, Economic, Business, and Entrepreneurial Literacy (Financial Literacy) 2.5 credits

Additional graduation requirements:

  • Many four year colleges require students to have taken 2 consecutive years of a World Language. Students planning to continue their education at four year colleges are strongly encouraged to complete a minimum of 10 credits in the same World Language. 
  • All students must enroll in a combination of a full year of Math or Science.
  • All students must be enrolled in at least 35 credits each of their four years.

New Jersey High School Graduation Assessment Requirements

On June 5, 2019, the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) updated the high school graduation
assessment requirements in both English language arts (ELA) and mathematics for the classes of 2019 through
2022, pursuant to an amended Consent Order issued by the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New
Jersey.


The requirements in this document for the classes of 2023-2025 were adopted by the New Jersey State Board of
Education on September 8, 2021.


The Class of 2022
This section reflects the high school graduation assessment requirements for the class of 2022, which were updated
on June 5, 2019 pursuant to an amended Consent Order issued by the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New
Jersey. The graduation assessment requirements for the class of 2022 are the same as they were for the classes of
2017–2019.


Graduation Assessment Requirements
In ELA, students must demonstrate proficiency:
1. On New Jersey Student Learning Assessment (NJSLA)/PARCC ELA 10; or
2. By meeting the designated cut score on a substitute competency test such as other high school-level
NJSLA/PARCC assessments, the SAT, ACT, or ACCUPLACER as defined in Table 2; or
3. By submitting, through the district, a student portfolio appeal to the New Jersey Department of Education.
In mathematics, students must demonstrate proficiency:
1. On NJSLA/PARCC Algebra I; or
2. By meeting the designated cut score on a substitute competency test such as other high schoollevel NJSLA/PARCC assessments, the SAT, ACT, or ACCUPLACER as defined in Table 2; or
3. By submitting, through the district, a student portfolio appeal to the New Jersey Department of Education.
Proficiency levels/cut scores for the class of 2022 are specified further below.


Classes of 2023-2025

ELA
If, after completing the New Jersey Graduation Proficiency Assessment in grade 11, students did not demonstrate proficiency by passing the ELA component, such students may access the following pathways:
• Pathway 2: By meeting the designated cut score on a substitute competency test (see Table 5 under
Pathway 2 below); or
• Pathway 3: By submitting, through the district, a student portfolio appeal to the New Jersey Department of Education.

Mathematics
If, after completing the required New Jersey Graduation Proficiency Assessment in grade 11, students did not
demonstrate proficiency by passing the mathematics component, such students may access the following
pathways:
• Second Pathway: By meeting the designated cut score on a substitute competency test (see Table 5 under
Second Pathway below); or
• Third Pathway: By submitting, through the district, a student portfolio appeal to the New Jersey
Department of Education

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