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Graduation Requirements

Curriculum Requirements

In addition to one year of Religious Studies and eight hours of Community Service for each year, students are required to earn 24 credits to graduate as follows:
 
English 4
Foreign Language 2
Mathematics 4
Social Studies 3½
(U.S. History & Geography 1)
(World History & Geography 1)
(U.S. Civics/Economics 1)
(NM History ½)
Science (one must be a lab) 3
P.E. 1 *
Health ½
Fine Arts 1
Computer Apps ½ 
Communication Skills ½
Electives 4
Senior Internship
 
Students transferring to Hope Christian School are required to graduate with 24 credits. All students must take English, a Math, and Bible each year of attendance and no student may take more than one English class at a time. Courses must be completed by graduation.
 
*Students may satisfy the P.E. Requirement by playing two seasons of an active sport.
 

Electives

One of the favorite electives we offer to upperclassmen is Personal Financial Literacy, which incorporates Dave Ramsey financial curriculum.
 

A typical four-year course of study at Hope is as follows:

English
Math
Biology/Health
Computer Applications
Fine Art
World History
Bible
Community Service
English II
Math
Chemistry
P.E./Weight Training
Spanish I
Bible
Communications Skills/NM History
Community Service
English III
Math
Science
U.S. History
Spanish II
Elective*
Bible
Community Service
English IV
Math Course
U.S. Civics/Economics
Elective
Elective
Elective
Bible
Community Service
Senior Internship

HS Electives

Anatomy/Physiology,
Anatomy/Physiology Honors (Dual Credit)
Biology II Honors (Dual Credit)
Nutrition Honors (Dual Credit)
Physics
Physics Honors 
Art I / II / III / IV
Band-Concert I/II/III/IV
Band-Beginner
Drama I/II/III/IV
Guitar I/II
Piano
Praise & Worship I/II
Advanced Photography
Aide (Teacher/Office/Library)
Elementary Practicum I/II
Film II/III
Photography
Psychology (Dual Credit)
Spanish III (Dual Credit)
Yearbook I/II
Any 2nd math or science class