New Mexico - Graduation Requirements: Additional Graduation Requirements

Area: 
Additional Graduation Requirements
Policy Type: 
Rule
Year Adopted: 
2012
Summary: 

New Mexico requires 9.5 additional credits for graduation.

Body: 

Additionally, New Mexico requires the following for graduation:
-1 unit physical education;
-1 unit career cluster, workplace readiness, or world language; and
-7.5 unspecified units.

Beginning with the graduating class of 2017, New Mexico requires:
-0.5 or 1 unit of health education (may be taken in middle school).

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