Middle and High School

We promote a college-bound education in our Secondary level to prepare our outbound High School students for further education and for life. Twenty-four credits are required for a College Preparatory Diploma and twenty-two credits are required for the Standard High School Diploma. Students have opportunity to participate in choir, fine arts, and sports.


Graduation Requirements

GCS offers two diploma tracks for high school students. Twenty-four credits are required for the College Preparatory Diploma.  Twenty-two credits are required for the Standard High School Diploma.  Required credits are outlined below. (Courses required only for the college preparatory diploma are marked with an asterisk.)   

  • 4 credits in English/Language Arts
  • 4 credits in Mathematics
    • 1 credit in Algebra I
    • 1 credit in Algebra II
    • 1 credit in Geometry
    • 1 credit in Pre-Calculus* or Consumer Mathematics
  • 3 1/2 credits in Social Studies
    • 1/2 credit in Geography
    • 1 credit in World History
    • 1 credit in U.S. History
    • 1/2 credit in American Government
    • 1/2 credit in Economics
  • 4 credits in Science (3 credits required for Standard Diploma)
    • 1 credit in Biology
    • 1 credit in Physical Science
    • 1 credit in Chemistry
    • 1 credit in Physics*
  •  2 credits in a foreign language (none required for Standard Diploma)
    • 1 credit in Spanish I*
    • 1 credit in Spanish II*
  • 1/2 credit in Physical Education
  • 1/2 credit in Health

 

Remaining credits should be earned in Bible courses and electives.