In order to graduate from MEHS a student must earn 24 units of
credit; meet the minimum state
graduation requirements set out in 4 AAC 06.075 (including, beginning January
1, 2009, meeting an Alaska History requirement); and pass the High School
Graduation Qualifying Examination.
The 24 total required credits for graduation from MEHS include:
credits - English
4 credits - Social Studies
credits - Science
3 credits - Math
credits – Computer Technology
credits – Wellness (includes Health/PE)
credit - Pacific Rim Studies
credit – World Language
credits – Electives
Requirements for Transfer Students
Students entering MEHS as:
are required to earn 23 credits for graduation.
are required to earn 22 credits for graduation.
are required to earn 21 credits for graduation.
Transcript evaluations of transfer
credits will be at the discretion of the academic principal.
Credits earned at schools other
than MEHS will be counted as credit towards graduation from MEHS at the
discretion of the Academic Principal.
Definition of Unit of Credit
The term “unit of credit” shall
have the definition given in 4 AAC 06.075(e), i.e. the credit that a student is
awarded for achieving a passing grade in a course of study by meeting the
performance standards for a course of study prescribed by MEHS and approved by
the State Board under policy 5.2 of this manual.