New Jersey - Graduation Requirements: Additional Graduation Requirements

Area: 
Additional Graduation Requirements
Policy Type: 
Rule
Year Adopted: 
2014
Summary: 

New Jersey requires 16.25 additional credits to graduate.

Body: 

Additionally, New Jersey requires the following to graduate:
-2.5 credits in financial, economic, business, and entrepreneurial literacy, effective with 2010-2011 grade nine class;
-3.75 credits in health, safety, and physical education during each year of enrollment, distributed as 150 minutes per week, as required by
N.J.S.A. 18A:35-5, 7 and 8;
-five credits in visual and performing arts;
-five credits in world languages or student demonstration of proficiency; and,
-Technological literacy, consistent with the CCCS, integrated throughout the curriculum.

Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
03/18/2016