Grade Classifications (Grades 9-12)

A student’s grade classification at the beginning of each school year is determined by the number of high school credits he or she has previously earned.

Grade 10 – 6.0 credits minimum

Grade 11 – 12.5 credits minimum

Grade 12 – 19.0 credits minimum


Requirements for High School Graduation

A student must earn a minimum of 25 credits to receive a high school diploma from The Cornerstone Christian School.


High School Courses (Grades 9-12)

Courses required for graduation are asterisked (*) below.  A total of 25 credits are needed for graduation.


Bible  (4.5 Credits)

Israel & the Prophets*, Relational Ethics*, The Life & Teachings of Christ*, Acts & the Epistles*, Worldviews*

English  (4 Credits)

English 9*, American Literature*, British Literature*, World Literature*

Foreign Language  (2 Credits)

Spanish I*, Spanish II*, Spanish III

Social Studies  (4 Credits)

World History I*, World History II*, U.S. History & Government I*, U.S. History & Government II*, Introduction to Psychology

Fine Arts Electives  (1 Credit)

Concert Choir, Concert Band, Drama, Humanities/Arts, Art Studio

Science  (3 Credits)

Physical Science*, Biology*, Chemistry & Lab*, Physics

Math  (3 Credits)

Algebra 1*, Geometry*, Algebra 2*, Pre-Calculus, Calculus

Health/Physical Education  (1.5 Credits)

Health*, Physical Education*, Extra-Curricular Athletics

Technology/Vocational Education Electives  (1 Credit)

Computer, Writing Composition, Studies in Leadership, Public Speaking, Yearbook & Journalism

Additional Electives  (1 Credit)

Service Projects, extras from the above selections