Graduation Requirements

Students must earn 22 academic credits. The credits must be distributed as follows:

  • Four years of English
  • Three years of a World Language (minimum: two consecutive years of the same language)
  • Three years of Social Studies (one must be US History and one a non-American history course)
  • Three years of Mathematics (minimum: Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry)
  • Three years of Laboratory Science (minimum: Biology and Chemistry)
  • Two years of Fine Arts (performing or visual arts).

Other requirements for graduation:

  • Three seasons of athletics or co-curricular activities
  • Successful completion of Winter and May Programs or Independent Project each year
  • A passing grade in all senior courses
  • Senior Presentation
  • Twenty hours of approved community service during each year enrolled at Oldfields School in grades 9-12