Graduation Requirements

Earning a Diploma

A direct path to earning your diploma is a great choice for a lot of different learners. For motivated students, especially those who are already employed, it can streamline your school experience. Others just want to keep their options open.

And there are plenty of options.

Many ARISE graduates will go on to college, tech schools, the military or directly into the world of work. Your diploma will open many doors for your future.

Graduation Requirements

To graduate, students must earn a total of 25.5 credits in eight specific subject areas:

  • English: 4.0 credits
  • Math: 3.0 credits
  • Science: 3.0 credits
  • Social Studies: 3.0 credits
  • Physical Education: 1.5 credits
  • Health: 0.5 credits
  • Personal Finance 0.5 credits
  • Electives: 10 credits

Transfer Your Old Credits

Educational credits earned for schoolwork you completed elsewhere can be applied to your ARISE education (and can bring you that much closer to graduation).

Students who wish to transfer credits into the ARISE Virtual Academy based on homeschool work, portfolios or coursework completed at a non-accredited institution or other nontraditional program may petition the school to accept credits, provided they submit the appropriate documentation for administrative review.

We reserve the right to refuse transfer credits from non-accredited institutions or homeschool experiences.