Academics

Graduation Requirements 

Cedar Rapids Community School District students must earn a minimum of 40 credit hours in grades 9- 12 to qualify for a diploma. One credit hour is earned for each semester course meeting for one class period daily. Two credit hours is the equivalent of a yearlong course.

Credit hours required for graduation need to include these minimum subject area requirements:

  • English Language Arts 8 credit hours 
  • Mathematics 6 credit hours
  • Science 6 credit hours
  • Social Studies 6 credit hours
  • Physical Education/Health/Wellness 4 credit hours
  • Elective Courses 10 credit hours 

Information from the CRCSD Program of Studies 2018 - 2019. Metro High School specifics begin on page 101 (image 101/105).Profile of a graduate CRCSD

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