High School Program (Grade 9 to Grade 12)

High School Graduation Requirements

The AIS high school academic program is credit-based. High school students are expected to complete 4 years of full-time study, taking 7 courses per year. Each individual course requires a minimum of 5 hours per week. AIS does not operate a half-credit program.

To graduate with an AIS High School Diploma, all high school students are required to successfully complete a minimum requirement of 24 credits in the following subject areas plus elective courses:

English 4 credits    Physical & Health Education  2 credits
Mathematics 4 credits    Visual and Performing Arts  2 credits
Science 4 credits    Information Technology  2 credits
Humanities 4 credits      Electives  4-5 credits
World Languages 2 credits    Total (including electives)  28-29 credits

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Click here to view our high school curriculum handbook or on the titles below to learn more about other graduation requirements.

Typically, freshmen (G9) and sophomores (G10) complete foundation courses in the core subject areas together with initial credits in Visual & Performing Arts (VPA), Information Technology (IT), World Languages (FLF/FLM) and Physical & Health Education (PEH). Honors courses for students anticipating Advanced Placement (AP) classes in their senior year are offered in G10 and G11. 


Academic Credits Required for Promotion
Grade 12 or Advance Placement Course Credits Requirements
Community Service Requirements