High School Graduation Requirements for Van Dyke Public Schools (This includes the Michigan Merit Curriculum state requirements.)


Lincoln High School Course Guide


English - 4 credits

Mathematics - 4 credits

Science - 3 credits

Social Studies - 3 credits

Health - 1/2 credit

Performing, Visual, or Applied Arts - 1 credit

World Languages - 2 credits of the same language*

Total credits required: 22.5 (17.5 for the MMC, and 5 for electives); Required state testing must be completed to graduate.

*The second World Language credit may be substituted by an additional credit in the arts or CTE, with approval by a counselor. It may also be obtained before reaching high school, allowing for that credit to be obtained elsewhere.

Ninth Grade

All ninth grade students MUST take a full year of each of the following required courses: English, Mathematics, Science.