Graduation Requirements

At Manual High School, students get a well-rounded education and are taught to the highest academic standards. In order to graduate, they are required to complete:

  • Four years of language arts (40 credits)
  • Four years of math (40 credits)
  • Four years of science (40 credits)
  • Four years of social studies (40 credits)
  • At least one year of fine arts or career technical education courses (10 credits)
  • At least one year of physical education. One semester must be swimming (10 credits)
  • One semester of Speech and Debate (5 credits)
  • Two years of foreign language (20 credits)

Students can petition to have an off period in their schedule as a study hall if they are enrolled in an honors, AP, or concurrent enrollment course. Students can only have an off period if they are on track to graduate.