The City of Springfield School Committee revised the Pupil Progression Plan (PPP) for the Springfield Public Schools. The graduation requirements for Springfield Central High School have changed.
Students of Classes 2013 and beyond must meet the new graduation requirements outlined in the table below. Additionally, in order to receive a diploma, students are required to pass the state-mandated MCAS ELA, Mathematics and Science exams. Scores of 220 are needed on each exam, respectively.As mandated by the SPS Pupil Progression Plan (PPP):
- Students must schedule seven (7.0) credits of approved courses each year.
- Credits required for promotion:
- to Grade 10 = 4.5
- to Grade 11 = 10.5
- to Grade 12 = 17.5
(first three credits are required courses)
(first two credits are required courses)
|Social Studies/Social Sciences
(three credits are required courses)
(two consecutive years of same language required, three years is encouraged)
|Visual or Performing Arts||1.0|
|* All students must schedule seven credits each year, over four years, for a total of 28 credits.|