To be eligible for graduation from Underwood High School, each student must successfully complete the following requirements:
1. Minnesota Graduation Standards Basic Requirements - Pass the
GRAD portions on the high school MCA II assessments in writing, reading
2. Successful completion of grades 7 and 8. If the class is required it must be repeated if failed.
3. Local Credit Requirement - Students must successfully
complete at least 25 credits in order to be eligible for graduation.
These credits must include:
||3 credits (1 credit must be Biology, 1 must be either Chemistry or Physics)
.5 (1/2 credit) Geography will be required in 11th grade going forward, instead of in 8th grade.
|Economics and Personal Finance
||.5 (1/2 credit) Personal Finance credit (required for students in the Class of 2017 and any student thereafter)
.5 (1/2 credit) Economics
||1 credit (can be Band, Choir, or any Art class)
||7.5 credits (can be any additional class beyond those listed above in any educational area)
Graduation requirements for students with an IEP, students with a
504 plan and students with limited English proficiency will comply with
Minnesota State Statutes and State Board of Education Rules.