GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

All students, regardless of entry year, must satisfy the following minimum requirements in order to obtain a High School Diploma from Al Mizhar American Academy.

Credit will be given for courses successfully completed in grades 9-12 in accredited or approved secondary schools attended previously. A minimum of 26.5 credits are required for graduation in the following areas:


Subject Area

Required Credits

English

4

Mathematics

3

Science

3

Social Studies

3

Arabic Language (Arab Nationals)

4**

Arabic Language (Non-Arab Nationals; Required in Grade 9 only)

1

World Languages

2*

Fine and Performing Arts

1

Information Technology

1

Physical Education/Health

2

Other electives

4

Islamic/Special Islamic

2 (½ credit for each year)

Arabic S.S. / in Arabic or English (Grade 9 only)

½ credit

Minimum of Total Required Credits

26.5

*Two years of a World Language (French) are required for students beginning with the Class of 2019
**These units can replace elective units.