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In order to graduate from a Gilbert Public High School, students must meet the Arizona state standards as measured by the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) tests and earn the high school course credits outlined below.
Curriculum Area
Gilbert Public Schools Graduation Requirements
Arizona University Entrance Requirements
 4 credits
4 credits
See course description book or counselor for senior level courses that meet the university entrance requirements.
 4 credits
4 credits
Students must complete coursework through the pre-calculus level.
 3 credits
3 Lab Science credits
Must include at least three of the four areas: Chemistry, Physics, Earth, and Biological sciences. Refer to specific course description for courses that meet university entrance requirements for each area.
Social Studies
 3 credits
2 credits
Physical Education
 1 credit
0 credit
 1/2 credit
0 credit
CTE/Fine Arts (any combination)
 2 credits
1 Fine Arts Credit
Students must complete one credit of Fine Arts from the following areas: music, art, theater, or dance. Refer to course description book for courses that meet this university entrance requirement
 4 1/2 credits
0 credit
Modern Language
 0 credit
2 credits
Students must complete two years of the same language
Total Credits Required
 22 credits
16 credits
Must pass AIMS Reading, Writing and Math assessments or other future mandated assessments.
SAT or ACT exam required.
**Contact the college or university of your choice for specific entrance requirements, including GPA, rank or test scores.

*Credit requirement may be reduced through a Personal Curriculum as defined in
AAC R7-2-302.03 (Arizona Department of Education - PDF file).

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