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Graduation Requirements

All students at OLH graduate with the Foundation High School Program diploma with the Multidisciplinary endorsement. Students may also earn endorsements in STEM and Arts & Humanities. Students must also earn a minimum of 100 hours of community service in order to graduate.
Sample 4-Year Plan
9th 10th 11th 12th
Theology I Theology II Theology III Theology IV
English I English II English III or AP® English Language English IV or AP® English Literature
Algebra I or Geometry Geometry or Algebra II Algebra II or Dual Credit College Algebra/Precalculus Precalculus or Dual Credit Precalculus/Calculus I
Biology Environmental Systems or Chemistry Chemistry or Physics Physics or AP® Biology
World Geography World History U.S. History or Dual Credit U.S. History Economics & Government or AP® U.S. Government
Spanish I or Spanish II Spanish II or Elective Elective Elective
Touch Systems Data Entry & Art, Audio/Visual Telecommunications Elective Elective Elective

One credit of the same fine art is required at some time during the student’s high school career.  Students must either earn .5 credit in speech OR demonstrate speech proficiency in core classes.


A minimum yearly schedule of 7.0 credits is required. All students must participate in a minimum of 2 sports during high school to earn the required PE credit.


Honors courses are available in Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, English I, English II, World Geography, and World History.


AP® courses available are AP® English Language and Composition, AP® English Literature and Composition, AP® Biology,  and AP® U.S. Government and Politics.


Dual credit classes with Schreiner University include two semesters of U.S. History, College Algebra, Precalculus, and Calculus I.


Electives for 2020-2021 include Art, College Prep, AP® Environmental Science, Public Speaking, AP® Psychology, Spanish III Honors, Theater, and Yearbook.









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