• Missoula County Public Schools Graduation Requirements

    Missoula County Public Schools requires students earn a minimum of 24 credits to graduate in the following courses:

    • 4 credits of English language arts;
    • 3 credits of mathematics;
    • 2.5 credits of social studies (includes one year of American History, one year of US Govt., and one semester of social science elective);
    • 2 credits of science (includes one year of earth & space science and one year of biological science);
    • 2 credits of health enhancement;
    • 1 credit of arts (music, drama or visual arts);
    • 1 credit of vocational/technical education;
    • 8.5 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:

    • 4 credits of English language arts;
    • 2 credits of mathematics;
    • 2 credits of social studies;
    • 2 credits of science;
    • 1 credits of health enhancement, with ½ credit each year for two years;
    • 1 credit of arts;
    • 1 credit of vocational/technical education;