Missoula County Public Schools Graduation Requirements
Missoula County Public Schools requires that freshman students entering the District during the 2010-11 school year (graduating class of 2014) and after earn a minimum of 24 credits to graduate.
Students enrolled prior to the 2010-11 school year are required to earn a minimum of 22 credits to graduate.
(a) 4 credits of English language arts; (b) 3 credits of mathematics; (c) 2.5 credits of social studies (includes one year of American History, one year of US Govt., and one semester of social science elective (d) 2 credits of science (includes one year of earth & space science and one year of biological science). (e) 2 credits of health enhancement (f) 1 credit of arts (music, drama or visual arts) (g)
1 credit of vocational/technical education.
(h) 9.5 credits of elective coursework
State of Montana Graduation Requirements
A school district can establish its own requirements for graduation. The minimum graduation requirements are established by the Montana Board of Public Education and are found in ARM 10.55.905. A student has to complete a minimum of 20 credits in order to receive a Montana high school diploma with 13 credits in the following courses:
(a) 4 credits of English language arts; (b) 2 credits of mathematics; (c) 2 credits of social studies; (d) 2 credits of science; (e) 1 credit of health enhancement, with 1/2 credit each year for two years; (f) 1 credit of arts; (g) 1 credit of vocational/technical education.