Graduation Requirements

All students shall successfully complete the following requirements to be eligible for graduation from Jonesboro Public Schools:


English 4 units

     (One unit of Algebra I, one unit of Geometry and one unit  of Algebra 2 are required).

4 units
     (Two units of a Physical Science and one unit of Biology are  required).
3 units

Social Studies
     Required units:
1/2 unit of Civics or Government and 1/2 unit of Economics

One unit of World History
One unit of American History

 3 units
Physical Education
1/2 unit
Health & Safety
1/2 unit
Fine Arts
1/2 unit
Required Subjects
16 units
Elective Subjects
 7 units

NOTE:  In order to ensure that every child has access to a rigorous curriculum effective with the graduating class of 2010, the Smart Core curriculum and Core curriculum will be a standard component of the required course of study to graduate from Arkansas schools.  All students will participate in the Smart Core curriculum unless the parent or guardian waives a student's right to participate.  In the case of a waiver, the student will be required to participate in Core.

Every student must have a signed consent or waiver form on file at the school.

Smart Core Consent - English
Smart Core Consent - Spanish
Smart Core Waiver - English
Smart Core Waiver - Spanish

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