College Prep Diploma

A student must accumulate a minimum of 24 credits which include:

4 credits in Mathematics - must include a minimum of Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, and Pre-Calculus. A math class must be taken every year regardless of middle school math credits.

3 credits in Social Science - must include World History/AP World History, U.S. History/AP U.S. History, Government (.5 credit)/AP Government, and Economics (.5 credit).

4 credits in Science - must include a minimum of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and a fourth Science. Four science classes must be taken in high school regardless of middle school credits.

4 credits in English - must include Introduction to Literature/Honors, World Literature/Honors, American Literature/Honors or AP Language, and British Literature/Honors or AP Literature.

4 credits of Bible - one for each full school year for which the student is enrolled in high school at FCS.

2 credits of World Language - students must complete two years of the same foreign language.

2 semesters of Fine Arts or Technology.

1 semester of Physical Education.

1 semester of Health.

1 additional elective credit.


Scholar's Diploma

A student must accumulate a minimum of 26 credits which include the following in addition to the College Prep Diploma list:

1 additional elective credit.

1 additional credit of the same World Language.

3 courses must be AP level.

Final cumulative numeric average must be 80.0 or higher.