Graduation Requirements

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Dear Students and Families,

As COVID-19 / Coronavirus continues to evolve and new information comes out each day, we will continue to provide you updates.  The education, safety, and well-being of our students, staff, families, and our community are our first priority. The following is information to keep you up-to-date:

→ QDA operations for student learning will remain the same. Students are expected to continue working.
→ Our office staff is still available via phone, email, and video conferencing.
    For the safety of our staff, there will be no in-person activities.
Testing Update:
     → All testing has been postponed until further notice.
     → We will update you as soon as information is available.

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    Students must earn a total of 20 credits in the areas below and meet State of Ohio Test requirements in order to receive a high school diploma:

    English Language Arts – 4 units

    Health – ½ unit

    Mathematics – 4 units

    Must include 1 unit of Algebra II or the equivalent of Algebra II.

    Physical Education – ½ unit

    Science – 3 units

    • Must include 1 unit of physical sciences.
    • Must include 1 unit of life sciences.
    • Must include 1 unit of advanced study in one or more of the following sciences:
      • Chemistry
      • Physics
      • Physical Science
      • Advanced biology or other life sciences

    Social Studies – 3 units

    • Must include ½ unit of American History
    • Must include ½ unit of American Government
    • Class of 2021 – Must include ½ unit of World History and Civilization

    Electives – 5 units

    • Must include 1 unit in economics and/or financial literacy
    • Must include 1 unit of Fine Arts
    • Students following a career-technical pathway are exempted from the Fine Arts requirement

    Students must also meet state testing requirements.

    QDA (Quaker Digital Academy) is K-12 public school for Ohio students. QDA is an Ohio non-profit online school with offices in New Philadelphia, Berlin, East Liverpool, and Steubenville. QDA provides students with a computer system, tutoring services, an academic coach, and access to hundreds of online courses. QDA is a tuition free school. Contact QDA today at 1-866-968-7032 or complete an information request to learn more about QDA.