Nineteen units of credit are required for graduation.
The units are divided as follows:
4 units of credit in English (beginning with the Class of 2012)
3 units of credit in Mathematics (beginning with the Class of 2009)
2 units of credit in Lab Science
2 units of credit in Social Studies, including 1 unit of United
1 unit of credit in Wellness (1/8 unit earned
for each semester)
1 unit of credit to be chosen from Art, Business Education, Music,
Technology, Telecom, Technology Campus Credit
Additional courses may be selected from the entire curriculum.
United States and Illinois Constitution Tests
Driver Education or equivalent Safety Education Course
courses must contain a lab.
are required to take Social Studies courses in three different
areas: U.S. History;
Non-Western/Global Studies; Social Sciences.
student is required to be enrolled in Wellness each semester that
he/she is enrolled in Lake Forest High School. Exemptions:
in Driver Ed for the first time, during
school year fulfills the Wellness requirement
student is enrolled in health for the first time fulfills the Wellness requirement
for that semester.
students are required to have one
4. Seniors new to the district are not
exempt from the U.S. or the Illinois constitution tests. These
requirements must be completed by the end of the third quarter
of one’s senior year.
5. The Consumer Education requirement may be met by taking one of the following courses: Applied Communication, Business Explorations, Business Math, Consumer Education, Economics, Economics-AP, Law 1, Law-H, or Introduction to the Social Sciences.
6. If Driver Education is re-taken or
taken in summer school, he/she is not exempt from Wellness. A
student must provide a copy of his/her driver’s license to
the counseling office, if Driver Education is taken privately.