KY State Graduation Requirements:
The state of Kentucky has a set list of courses that students must take to be eligible for graduation. These requirements are:
4 credits of English,
(English 1, 2, 3, 4)
4 credits of Mathematics for students who entered HS in 2019 and after
(Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Elective Math)
3 credits of Social Studies,
(World Civ, U.S. History, Citizenship)
3 credits of Science,
(Physics Earth/Space, Chemistry Earth/Space, Biology Earth/Space)
and 10 credits of Electives.
*In 2010 a new KY law regarding Math went into effect. All students must take a math class every year. For some students, the fourth year of Math will count as an elective.
TCHS Grade Level Classification:
To be classified as a 10th grader, you must have earned, at least, 6 credits.
To be classified as an 11th grader, you must have earned, at least, 12 credits.
To be classified as a 12th grader, you must have earned, at least, 18 credits.
TCHS students need to complete 26 credits to graduate.
What else is required for graduation?
Passing the Civics Test is a requirement for graduation.
All student fines must be paid in full.
Many colleges require two years of a foreign language, Algebra 2, and Chemistry or Physics for full admission to their institution.