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Graduation Requirements

State of Idaho Graduation Requirements

To receive a high school diploma of graduation a student must complete a minimum number of credits as determined by the Idaho State Board of Education. The number of credits required for each subject area is listed below:


Subject Credits Needed
English       8
Mathematics  6
Science 6
US History  2
American Government           2
Economics 1
Humanities 2
Health      1
Speech 1
Electives  16
Senior Project  1
Total Credits  46












College Entrance Exam: All students will need to take a college entrance exam to meet the Idaho State Department of Education graduation requirement. The SAT and Compass will be offered through Lincoln High School for students during their junior year free of charge. If a student chooses to take a college entrance exam on their own they will need to pay for the cost of the exam. College entrance exams that can be taken are; ACT, SAT, and the Compass.

 Idaho Standard Achievement Test (ISAT): Pass the ISAT with a score of Proficient or Advanced in ELA and Math. Passing scores are set by the Idaho Board of Education.

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