English- 4 years required (ENG I, II, III required)
Science- 2 years required
Social Sciences- 2 years required. Passing US History I is required. Students must take one full additional history credit; students must pass the IL/Fed constitution requirement.
Students in the Class of 2020 and beyond are required to pass Civics (.5 credit), or at least one semester of AP Gov.
Math- 3 years including Algebra and Geometry content
3 credit of PE unless academic, medical, sports or credit waivers are used
Cons Ec .25 credit- This requirement can also be fulfilled with Adult Living (.5 credit) or Ag Business Management/Ag Sales Marketing (1 credit). The Consumer Ec class has changed from .25 to .5 credit.
Health .50 credit
Dr Ed class .25 credit (Paired with Study Skills .25 credit)
29 credits are required to graduate
beginning with the Class of 2019
*The Class of 2019 and beyond will also be required to have 10 service hours prior to graduating.
Seniors interested in graduating mid-year need to meet with Mrs. Lair to review requirements. An essay is also required. The deadline for this is October 1, 2019. Beginning with the class of 2021, the application deadline is May 1 of junior year.
To the left are ROWVA's minimum requirements. Many colleges/universities have additional requirements that students must meet in order to be accepted for college admissions. Please be advised that most schools want 3 years of science, 3 years of social studies, and 4 years of both Math and English. They usually also require 2 years of a foreign language or 2 years of the same fine art such as band, art, chorus.
Dual credit classes (college courses taken in high school) have had a successful transfer rate. We typically offer ENG101/102, PSY101 and SOC 101, SPE120 and one additional class that varies yearly.