Students in the Appleton Area School District have access to courses that provide a balanced academic background which meet a broad array of interests and needs. Students in grades 9-12 will be expected to successfully complete those courses (required and elective) necessary to meet the 23 required credits as established by the Board and listed in the policy.
The AASD Individualized Learning Plan is available at this site to allow students to record their completed credits and grades as they progress through their high school years to meet graduation requirements. This learning plan can be used in conjunction with the Four Year Course Planning Worksheet at to assist students in determining the most appropriate arrangement of their courses throughout their four years in high school to meet graduation requirements and their future career and educational goals.
Six academic credits to include one credit of English language arts, one credit of civics, one credit of physical science, one credit of mathematics, one-half credit of health, one-half credit of physical education and one additional credit.
Six academic credits to include one credit of life science, one credit of a global/social studies course, one credit of English language arts, one credit of mathematics, one-half credit of physical education (unless taken in junior and senior year) and one and one-half additional credits.
Six academic credits to include one credit of American History, one credit of English language arts, one-half credit of physical education (unless taken in sophomore and senior year), one-half credit personal financial management (taken during the junior or senior year), one credit of mathematics and two additional credits.
Five academic credits including one credit of English language arts, one-half credit of physical education unless taken in sophomore and junior year, one-half credit Personal Financial Management (if not taken during the junior year), and four additional credits.