Graduation Requirements


Learn what is required to graduate.

Graduation Requirements

General requirements for high school graduation

Total Credits

  Class of 2022 Class of 2023 Class of 2024 Class of 2025
Total Credits 18.0 21.0 24.0 24.0
Total Credits Walden 18.0 20.0 22.0 22.0

Early Graduation Option

Students who have accumulated the required number (and type) of credits for graduation have the option to graduate early. See your counselor for details and confirmation of eligibility.

Granting Credit for Off-Campus Educational Experiences

Credit will be granted for off-campus educational experiences. Prior approval for such credit must be obtained from the student's counselor after consultation with the student and parent. Off-campus credit is granted by the school and is evaluated on an individual basis. Any expense involved in off-campus educational experiences (except for Early College Credit and Start College Now) must be paid by the student. (See Guidance course section.)

The High School Course Description Guide gives detailed requirements for prerequisites in every subject area. A student may not be denied the opportunity to enroll in a course on the basis of a mark in a prerequisite course unless that mark is a failure. RUSD offers dual credit opportunities. Please check the Course Description Guide for more information.

For more information, please review Administrative Regulation 6142.12, Granting Credit for Off-Campus Educational Experience

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