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Graduation Requirements & Information


CreditsCurriculum Credits

  • English: 4
  • Mathematics: 3 (must be Algebra 1 & above)
  • Science: 3 (including lab experiences / scientific inquiry)
  • Social Science: 3
  • Physical Education: 1.5
  • Health: 1
  • Applied or Fine Arts and or Foreign Language Combination: 3
  • Elective Credits: 7.5
    Total 26 Credits


Oregon State Testing Requirements

All students must pass their reading, writing and math state test.


Sisters High School Honors Diploma

DiplomaIn addition to the requirements for the Sisters High School 26-credit diploma, a student earning an Honors Diploma will be required to complete the following:

  • Mathematics: 4 + Science: 3 or Science: 4 + Mathematics: 3
  • Foreign Language: Two years of the same language
  • 28 total credits
  • Clustered Electives: 2
  • Community Service or Leadership: 0.5
  • Cumulative, weighted GPA of 3.5 at the end of the 11th trimester of high school
  • A capstone class in three of the four content areas:
    – Science (Chemistry, Physics, or AP Biology)
    – Math (Math 111/112 or AP Calculus)
    – English (AP English)
    – Social Studies (AP US History)
  • Honors students must successfully complete Career Related Learning Standards: Problem Solving, Communication, Teamwork, Employment Foundations, and Career Development. They will also need to participate in a Career Related Learning Experience and complete an Extended Application project.

The Valedictorian and Salutatorian will be chosen from the Honors Diploma recipients. The highest GPA’s will be honored as Valedictorian and Salutatorian. The Advanced Placement (AP) classes that are weighted will be a key determining factor. Students who complete all AP classes with an “A” and have “A” grades in all other classes and qualify for an Honors Diploma will be Valedictorian.