Courses & Requirements

AL High School Graduation Requirements

Students must successfully earn a minimum of 24 credits to graduate and participate in state tests. Be sure to check your school handbook for updates.

Weighted Courses

Weighted Courses: Pre-AP Core, Honors Core, AP Core (no college credit earned), Medical Prep, and Drafting courses will be weighted an additional 5 points. AP (score of 3, 4, 5 on exam)/ Dual Enrollment Courses with college credit earned will be weighted an additional 10 points.

Dual Enrollment

Select the college that you wish to complete dual enrollment courses through and complete the proper steps. If you have any questions. Please see Mrs. Craig.


The goal of the distance learning plan is to create equity through additional educational offerings for all Alabama public high school students.The mission of the distance education program in Alabama is to provide an infrastructure that delivers equitable, quality learning opportunities for all citizens.The State of Alabama provides equal access to high-quality instruction to improve student achievement through distance learning.

Career Academy

Our school serves students from the seven high schools in the Calhoun County School System. Our mission is to prepare students for success in the workplace, in further studies, and in life. We focus on teaching our students responsibility, integrity, and teamwork. Please explore our website and let us know if we can be of assistance!

EXCEL Program

EXCEL is a free public accredited education with the flexibility to learn anywhere, anytime. EXCEL is planned to provide students and parents options to a personalized education plan that can be tailored to their interest and to expand learning opportunities beyond the traditional classroom setting.

Need Tutoring?

Homework Alabama offers FREE online tutoring and academic resources from for Alabama residents from kindergarten students through college, plus adult learners. Get help in math, science, English, social studies or writing from a live tutor. Tutors are available 3p.m. - 10 p.m., seven days per week. The SkillsCenter Resource Library is available 24/7. The services can be accessed from an Alabama public library, from your home computer or from your mobile device.

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