Heritage Christian Academy

Graduation Requirements

Heritage Christian High School offers two programs of study—College Preparatory and Scholars—plus two optional specialty tracks: STEM and Fine Arts.

  • A student must earn a minimum of 26 credits to graduate from high school with a College Preparatory Diploma.
  • The Scholars Diploma requires 28 credits and requires honors and Dual Enrollment classes and a minimum cumulative average of 92.
  • All credits must be earned in the following subject areas:
 College PreparatoryScholarsc
Social Studies33
Foreign Language22
Phys. Ed./Health11
Fine Arts11

a Must include Geometry and Algebra 2
b Must include Biology and Chemistry
c Must include at least 6 Honors credits and 2 Dual Enrollment credits; requires a 92% cumulative average.

Specialty Diplomas

Visit the STEM and Fine Arts pages to view the requirements for each respective specialty diploma.


Heritage Christian Academy is pleased to offer a robust STEM program from the third through twelfth grades in partnership with Project Lead the Way. Our STEM program exposes students to the principles, best practices and tools of engineering and design.

Explore STEM learning at HCA
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