High School Graduation Requirements | Oak Meadow School

For students planning to earn a high school diploma from Oak Meadow, we require a distribution of academic subjects that provides a comprehensive education and a well-rounded transcript for college entrance requirements.

High School Graduation Requirements:

  • Students must take at least three credits per year to be considered fully enrolled.
  • Students who wish to receive a high school diploma from Oak Meadow must complete a minimum number of credits as noted in the chart below. The minimum requirement for graduation from Oak Meadow High School is 22 credits, but please note that our college-bound students typically graduate with 24-26 credits. If you plan to apply to college, include college entrance requirements in your academic planning process.
  • To be eligible to receive an Oak Meadow diploma, students must be a full-time student for both semesters of their senior year. Seniors transferring to Oak Meadow for their final year must enroll in a minimum of three credits and transfer in accredited courses to meet our 22 credit requirement for graduation.
  • Academic Planning Worksheet

Course Distribution

Subject area

Minimum credits


4 credits


3 credits (4 recommended)

Social Studies

4 credits


3 credits (4 recommended)

Fine Arts

1 credit

World Languages

2 credits


1 credit


1 credit

Advanced Study

0.5 credit


2.5 credits

More Information

  • Oak Meadow accepts credits from other accredited high school and college programs.
  • Upon enrollment you will receive an Oak Meadow Student Handbook, which outlines graduation requirements and policies.
  • Oak Meadow requires three credits of math for graduation; however, we recommend that college-bound students carefully review the math requirements for each college program being considered.
  • Students who intend to enroll in college should plan to use some of their electives to fulfill the specific requirements for college entrance. We highly recommend that college-bound students take three years of a world language.