(Download Graduation Requirements chart below by clicking here)
|Academic Area||District 211 Graduation Requirements*||Community College, Career Programs & Vocational Schools||4 Year Colleges & University||Highly Selective Colleges & Universities|
|English||4 years||4 years||4 years; emphasis on written and oral communication and literature||4 years|
|Math||3 years including a 300 level course||2 years||3 years; Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2 and Trigonometry||4 years; recommended through Pre-Calculus or Calculus|
|Science||2 years||2 years||3 years; recommended core areas: Biology, Chemistry and Physics||4 years: recommended core areas: Biology, Chemistry and Physics|
|Social Studies||2 years: US History and Social Science Survey or an equivalent||2 years||3 years; emphasis on history and government (requirement varies)||3 to 4 years|
|World Language||1 year or 1 year Vocational Education/Fine Arts||None required||2 years** highly recommended||2 years required; 3 to 4 years highly recommended|
|Vocational Education or Fine Arts||1 year or 1 year World Language||None required||2 years**; may include courses from Applied Technology, Art, Business Education, Family and Consumer Science, and Music||1 year recommended|
* Additional District 211 requirements include: health, consumer education, driver education, and 4 years of physical education.
** World language preparation may be recommended or required by colleges or universities. State-supported universities in Illinois may accept vocational education or fine arts courses in lieu of foreign language. Check with a counselor for details.