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Graduation Information

Graduating with Distinction

Our school offers students an opportunity to earn special recognition and honor at graduation. In order to receive the cord that distinguishes this special honor, a student must meet the following requirements.

Requirements for the nex+Gen Distinguished Graduate Honor

  • Complete all course requirements over the course of four years in the Program of Studies, plus:
    • Two Dual Credit Courses successfully completed
    • Two Years Foreign Language
    • Complete One Career Exploration Experience (Mentorship, Internship, or Academic Inquiry) in the Junior Year
    • Complete with Proficiency a Senior Project that includes a business/community mentor
    • Present a Senior Portfolio that successfully meets the proficient score of the assessment rubric

Grade Point Average Requirement: 

Meet 3.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average

 

Graduation Requirements

APS General Graduation

Requirements

credits

credits

nex+Gen Academy

Graduation Expectations

English

4

4

Concentric Democracy

World Studies

American Studies (AP English Language and Composition)

Global Comparative Studies

Mathematics

4

4

Algebra I

Dynamics of Space and Form

Engineering Foundations

Integrated Problems

Lab Science

3

4

Integrative Biology

Chemistry

Engineering Foundations

Integrated Problems

New Mexico

.5

.5

Concentric Democracy

Government

.5

.5

Global Comparative Studies

United States History

1

1

American Studies (AP US History)

World History & Geography

1

1

World Studies

Economics

.5

.5

Global Comparative Studies

Health

.5

.5

Integrative Biology

Physical Education

1

1

Integrative Biology

Practical Arts/Fine Arts

1

1

Dynamics of Space and Form

Electives

6

6.5

Social Studies Skills

Foundations in Technology

Digital Media

Service Learning

Career and Academic Planning

ACE I

ACE II

AP, dual credit or online learning

1

2

Dual Credit

Dual Credit

Career cluster, work readiness or Language

1

2

Foreign Language

Foreign Language

Total

25

28