BPHS Graduation Requirements

220 (minimum) Credits Required to Graduate


Language Arts - 40 Credits

Required LA: Autobiography and Advanced Language Arts


Social Studies - 30 Credits

Required Social Studies: Civics or US Government


Mathematics - 20 Credits

Required: 10 Credits Beyond Algebra


Science - 20 Credits

Required Science: Computer Science/Programming


Physical Education/Health - 10 Credits

Fine Arts & Humanities - 20 Credits

World Languages - 10 Credits

Service Learning - 20 Credits (a combination of the following)

Required: 5 Credits through BPHS Service Learning Class and 5 Credits of outside Service Learning
Volunteer (25 hours, approved by advisor) = 5 credits
Internship (50 hours plus paper, approved by advisor) = 5 credits
Paid Work (100 hours, submit copies of pay stubs) = 5 credits


Additional Requirements


Life Skills Credit

Required Social Studies: Civics or US Government


Stories Credit

Required: 10 Credits Beyond Algebra


Senior Portfolio

  1. Personal Essay
  2. Autobiography Slices (minimum 5)
  3. ACT Scores
  4. College-Acceptance Letter
  5. Completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  6. Scholarship Applications (minimum 5)
  7. Graduation Acknowledgement Speech
  8. Miscellaneous Items: Academic Achievements, Extracurricular Activities, Resume, Rewards, Letters of Recommendation, Samples of Artwork, etc.