Graduation Requirements

Total credits required for graduation from Saline High School: Class of 2015 - 2018 - 27 credits

  • English - 4 credits - English 9, English 10, choice of English 11 (British Literature or Literature & Society, Tech Writing or AP Language and Composition) and one additional English credit
  • Social Studies - 3 credits - World History, U.S. History, Economics and Government OR AP Government
  • Mathematics - 4 credits - Algebra 1, Geometry (or Geometry Fundamentals), Advanced Algebra (or Algebra 2 Fundamentals) One math course must be taken during the student's senior year--may include select courses outside of the Mathematics Department as approved by the State of Michigan and the Saline Area School District.
  • Science - 3 credits - Biology OR Agriscience Biology, Chemistry OR Physical Science OR Physics and one additional Science credit
  • Health - 1/2 credit
  • Physical Education - 1 credit
  • Technology  - 1 credit
  • Visual, Performing or Applied Arts - 1 credit
  • World Language - 2 credits (beginning with the Class of 2016)

**Each graduating student must complete the SAT Plus Writing Test, and the ACT Work Keys Test with a reasonable best effort.

Student Classification

Students are classified by grade level according to credits.  Classifications are as follows:

  • Freshman - less than 6 credits
  • Sophomore - 6 - 12 credits - Incoming Sophomore must have 6 credits
  • Junior -12.5 - 19 credits - Incoming Junior must have 12.5 credits
  • Senior - 19.5 or more credits - Incoming Senior must have 19.5 credits