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Bradford Preparatory School

Graduation Requirements

Understanding the selectivity of colleges and universities across the country and the intensity of the application process, the graduation requirements at Bradford Prep are rigorous. We offer two rigorous paths to graduation.

 

Course of Study

Bradford Honors Diploma Requirements

Bradford Standard Diploma Requirements

English

4 Credits English I, II, III, IV

4 Credits English I, II, III, IV

Mathematics

4 Credits Math I, II, III and another advanced math course

4 Credits Math I, II, and III and another advanced math course*

Science

4 Credits Biology, Chemistry,  & 2 Lab Based Science Courses (Physics, AP Bio, AP Chem, AP Environmental and or Earth & Environmental)

4 Credits Earth & Environmental (or an additional lab based science), Biology, a Physical Science & 1 additional science course

Social Studies

4 Credits including World History, Civics & Economics, American History 1, American History 2, or AP US History in place of American History 1 & 2

4 Credits including World History, Civics & Economics, American History 1, American History 2, or AP US History in place of American History 1 & 2

Foreign Language

4 Credits

2 Credits

Health & PE

2 Credits

2 Credits

ENRICH Courses & Electives

6 Credits

4 Credits

Total

28 Credits

24 Credits

AP Courses

1 AP Course

Not Applicable

Minimum  ACT Score

22

Not Applicable

 

* Foundations of Math II can be substituted as the advanced math course at Upper School Principal’s discretion.  Students taking Foundations of Math II as the advanced math substitute will not be eligible to attend a four year school without attending community college first.

 

Occupational Course of Studies

For students with special needs for whom their IEP teams deem appropriate, Bradford Prep offers the courses in North Carolina’s Occupational Course of Study.  Further information about occupational course of study courses can be found at the OCS website maintained by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction: https://ec.ncpublicschools.gov/disability-resources/intellectual-disabilities/occupational-course-of-study.

 

Graduation Requirements for Students Identified with a Disability

If a student has an Individual Education Plan (IEP) and is unable to meet the graduation requirements to earn a diploma at Bradford Prep will have the opportunity to earn a graduation certificate.

Graduation Certificate Course Requirements:

  • 4 English Credits
  • 4 Math Credits
  • 3 Science
  • 3 Social Studies Credits
  • 1 PE & Health Credit
  • 6 Elective Credits

21 Total Credits