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Graduation and Grade Level Information

Last Updated: 5/14/2021 12:56 PM

Graduation Requirements:

Areas of Study:  Credits  
I.  English/Language Arts  4
II.  Math  4
III.  *Science (must include Biology and Physical Science or Physics) 4
IV.  Social Studies (World History, U.S. History, American Gov/Economics) 3
V.  **Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE), and/or Modern Language/Latin, and/or Fine Arts (3 units in any combination) 3
VI.  Health & Physical Education 1
Electives (4 units) 4

* The 4th science unit may be used to meet both the science and elective requirement. ** Students must complete three units in a pathway to complete a CTAE pathway and take an end of pathway assessment. Students interested in attending a University System of Georgia college/university must complete two years of the same foreign language to be admissible as a freshman.


Program of Study- This lists more details about the graduation requirements


Graduation Check Sheet for Required Classes-This worksheet is meant to be a guide for checking off classes that a student has completed and for seeing which classes still remain to be taken. 23 units are required for graduation. Units must be in specific categories as listed.


WHS Hope Courses-  A list of WHS Courses that Count Towards the HOPE/Zell Miller Scholarship GPA 


Hope Rigor Requirements- Students must earn a minimum of 4 units from these courses in addition to meeting the HOPE/Zell Miller GPA requirements to be eligible for HOPE/Zell Miller.


Promotion Requirements:

  • To be promoted to the 10th grade a student must have: 5 units (must include 1 unit English, 1 unit of science, and 1 unit math)
  • To be promoted to the 11th grade a student must have: 11 units (must include 2 units English, 1 unit of science, and 2 units math)
  • To be promoted to the 12th grade a student must have: 17 units (must include 3 units English, 2 units of science, 3 units of math, and 1 unit of social science)


Grade Level Information:

Class of 2020

Sending Your Transcripts

Senior Night Presentation

Brag Sheet for letters of recommendation 

Class of 2021

Class of 2019 Parent Meeting 

JUNIOR Newsletter

Class of 2022

10th Grade newsletter

9th-10th grade parent night 2019-2020

Class of 2023

9th classroom guidance newsletter

9th-10th grade parent night 2019-2020