Francis T. Maloney High School

Requirements for Promotion / Graduation

REQUIREMENTS FOR PROMOTION

To enroll in the ninth grade at Maloney or Platt High School, a student must have passed eighth grade. To be promoted to Grade 10, a student must have passed 5.25 units. To be promoted to Grade 11, a student must have passed 10.25 units. To be promoted to Grade 12, a student must have passed 15.25 units. A student needs 22.25 units to graduate. Students graduating in 2015 and later must pass 6.0 units to be promoted to grade 10. To be promoted to Grade 11, a student must have passed 12 units. To be promoted to Grade 12, a student must have passed 16.0 units. A student must earn 23.25 units to graduate.

REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION

Each student must successfully complete the following requirements for graduation as established by the Meriden Board of Education:

REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION:
4 years of English (English 9, 10, 11, 12). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Units
3 years of Mathematics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Units
3 years of Social Studies (must include Civics and U. S. History). . . . . . . . . . 3 Units
2 years of Science (one must be in Biology). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Units/3 units for 2015 and later
1 year of the Arts or Vocational Education. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Unit
1 year of Business or Computer Education. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 Unit
3 years of Physical Education. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 1/2 Units

1 year of Health Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1/2 Unit

Community Service. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..1/4 Unit
Electives. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Units
Total Required for Graduation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 1/4Units/23 1/4 units for 2015 and later

 *Computer courses cannot be used to satisfy mathematics graduation requirements

Courses in art, music or theater qualify for the Arts requirement. Selected offerings in the Vocational Education, Technology Educationand Family and Consumer Science Departments meet the Vocational Education requirement.. Computer   education requirement can be fulfilled by any course that uses computers as a primary means of instruction.