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22 CARNEGIE UNITS ARE REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION!
Note - ONE CARNEGIE UNIT = ONE CREDIT (or two half-year courses)
COURSE DISTRIBUTION – REQUIRED COURSES
ENGLISH 4 credits
SOCIAL STUDIES 3 credits
1 ½ years of US History
½ year of CIVICS
MATH 3 credits
SCIENCE 2 credits
PHYSICAL EDUCATION 1 credit
Includes 1 marking period of HEALTH EDUCATION
ART or VOCATIONAL ED 1 credit
TECH or COMPUTERS 1 credit
Students MUST demonstrate proficiency in MATH and LITERACY through the CAPT test OR an alternative designated by the Waterbury Board of Education.
College bound students are STRONGLY recommended to take 4 credits (4 years) of English, math, science and social studies. In addition, at least 2 years (minimum) of one foreign language is recommended for admission to college.