Graduation Checklist

for students entering 2021-2022



Pollock Moore Academy

Graduation Checklist

Approved by the Pollock Moore Academy Board of Directors on 4/30/2019.


Italicized courses represent required courses for graduation at this institution.

A minimum total of 25 credits are required for graduation.


Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (3 credit requirements)

_____ Business 1

_____ Business 2

_____ Business 3

_____ Career Exploration (Dual Enrollment)

_____ Dual Enrollment Technical College and College Classes

_____ Apprenticeship


--All students are required to complete a pathway (three consecutive courses) in Business Education and complete the End-of-Pathway Assessment.


Fine Arts (Not Required / Electives -- can be used as a pathway)

_____ Chorus / Music / Band 1

_____ Chorus / Music / Band 2

_____ Chorus / Music / Band 3

_____ Visual Arts 1

_____ Visual Arts 2

_____ Visual Arts 3

_____ Dual Enrollment Technical College and College Classes

_____ Fine Arts Elective (Dance, Theatre, etc.)

_____ Apprenticeship


Language Arts (5 credit requirements)

_____ 9th Reading

_____ 9th Literature and Composition*

_____ American Literature and Composition*

_____ World Literature and Composition OR Dual Enrollment English

_____ Contemporary Literature and Composition with Senior Capstone Project

_____ Spanish 1

_____ Spanish 2

_____ Spanish 3

_____ Dual Enrollment Technical College and College Classes

_____ Language Arts Elective (Drama, Debate, Speech, Performance Arts, Yearbook, etc.)

_____ Apprenticeship

_____ Learning Support


--Spanish is not required for graduation, but it is required for college acceptance and highly encouraged.

--Any of the Literature and Composition classes may be substituted by an equivalent Advanced Placement, Honors level, or Gifted level course when available.


Mathematics (5 credit requirements)

_____ Pre-Algebra or Equivalency Test (Grade if exempting _____)

_____ Algebra 1*

_____ Algebra 2

_____ Geometry*

_____ Math of Finance

_____ Advanced Math Credit or Elective (AP Statistics, AP Calculus, Pre-Calculus, College Readiness Math, Advanced Mathematical Decision Making, Math of Finance)

_____ Learning Support

_____ Dual Enrollment Technical College and College Classes (could substitute as an Advanced Math Credit or Elective)


--Senior Mathematics courses will be determined by number of Junior and Senior student requests. Any senior math may also be taken as an elective math.

--Any of the Mathematics classes may be substituted by an equivalent Advanced Placement, Honors level or Gifted level course when available.


Science (4 credit requirements)

_____ Environmental Science or Equivalency Test (Grade if exempting _____)

_____ Physical Science*

_____ Biology*

_____ Senior Science (Forensics, Chemistry, Physics, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Physics)

_____ Elective / Senior Science

_____ Dual Enrollment Technical College and College Classes (could substitute as a Senior Science)


--Senior Science courses will be determined by number of Junior and Senior student requests. Any senior science may also be taken as an elective science.

--Any of the Science classes may be substituted by an equivalent Advanced Placement, Honors level or Gifted level course when available.


Social Studies (4 credit requirements)

_____ American Government and Civics with Georgia History

_____ US History*

_____ World History OR Dual Enrollment Social Studies

_____ Economics*

_____ Dual Enrollment Technical College and College Classes

_____ Social Studies Elective (Debate, Current Issues, Philosophy, Psychology, Geography)


--Any of the Social Studies classes may be substituted by an equivalent Advanced Placement, Honors level or Gifted level course when available.

--Social Studies electives will be determined by number of student requests.


Physical Education (1 credit requirement)

_____ ½ Physical Education

_____ ½ Health

_____ Dual Enrollment Technical College and College Classes

_____ Physical Education Elective (Team Sports, Driver’s Ed, Aerobics)




Additional Pathway (3 credit requirements) Pathway: ______________________________________


_____ Pathway Course #1 _______________________________


_____ Pathway Course #2 _______________________________


_____ Pathway Course #3 _______________________________


--Additional pathway may be from CTAE, Fine Arts, Mathematics, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, or Dual Enrollment.


Senior Requirements

_____ Senior Capstone Grade


_____ Senior Transitional Plan Grade


--All students are required to successfully complete a Senior Capstone Project and Senior Transitional Plan.


*denotes EOC courses