Kentucky - Graduation Requirements: Additional Graduation Requirements

Area: 
Additional Graduation Requirements
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

Kentucky requires 9 credits of "other" courses for graduation.

Body: 

This includes:
-0.5 Health credits to include the content ​contained in the Kentucky core academic standards for health.
-0.5 Physical Education credits to include the content ​contained in the Kentucky core academic standards for physical education.
-1 History and appreciation of visual and performing arts credit (or another arts course which incorporates this content) to include the content contained in the Kentucky core academic standards for arts and humanities or a standards-based specialized arts course based on the student’s individual learning plan.
-7 Academic and career interest standards-based learning experiences credits, including 4 standards-based learning experiences in an academic or career interest based on the student’s individual learning plan.

Additionally, a student must show a demonstrated performance-based competency in technology.

Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
03/16/2016