Graduation Requirements

  • Students walking in cap and gown at graduation ceremony

    The Cherry Creek School District continues its strong tradition of a rigorous academic program to prepare you for college and career success. Your middle school experience exposed you to goal setting and career exploration as it prepared you for the academic demands at high school. 

    You can track progress toward graduation in Power School or by scheduling a meeting with your school counselor. At the end of the school year, a freshman student, typically has successfully completed a minimum of 6 to 7 credits, a sophomore, 11 credits and a junior 17 credits. 

    To earn a high school diploma from any Cherry Creek District high school, all students must earn a minimum of 22 credits in specific content areas as well, meet competency in Reading/Writing/Communicating and mathematics, which demonstrates career/college preparedness.

College and Career Readiness Competency Menu

  • ACT Work Keys

  • Classic Accuplacer

  • Next Generation Accuplacer

  • ACT (American College Testing)

  • AP (Advanced Placement)

  • ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery)

  • Concurrent Enrollment

  • IB (International Baccalaureate)

  • SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test)

  • District Capstone

  • Industry Certificate

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Last Modified on November 21, 2023