Graduation Requirements

Course Title SJCS Requirements Missouri Minimum Core Curriculum Missouri Show-Me Scholars
English (Eng I, Eng II, Eng
III, Eng IV
4 4 4
Mathematics (Alg I,
Geometry, Alg II; If skipping Geometry, you must
complete Adv. Math)
3 3 4

 

Social Studies (U.S. and
World History, Geography, Economics, Government)
3 3 3
Science (Biology,
Chemistry, Physics)
3 3 3
Fine Arts 1 1
Practical Arts (Inc.
Personal Finance)
1 1 .5 (Personal Finance)
PE 1 1
Health .5 .5
Foreign Languages (2
credits of same language)
2
Bible 4
Electives 5 7
Total 26 24 15.5
Community Service 40 Hours 50 Hours

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS:

** – Any three courses in foreign language, math, social
studies, science or fine arts

Students must also pass the US and MO Constitution Test that
is given in American Government

High School Students are required to volunteer in the
community 40 hours before graduation and document service with
the guidance office.

Schedule for an Eight-Period Day

Forty-eight-minute classes with four-minute breaks between  classes.

First Hour 8:00 – 8:47 AM
Second Hour 8:51 – 9:38 AM
Third Hour 9:42 – 10:29 AM
Fourth Hour 10:33 – 11:20 AM
Jr. High Lunch / Fifth Hour 11:24 – 11:46 PM / 11:24 – 12:11 PM
High School Lunch/ Fifth Hour 11:50 – 12:37 PM / 12:11 – 12:37 PM
Sixth Hour 12:41 – 1:28 PM
Seventh Hour 1:32 – 2:19 PM
Eighth Hour (Study Hall) 2:23 – 3:10 PM

235 minutes of class time per course/week

7,830 minutes/year = 1 Carnegie unit (credit)