Graduation Requirements

Graduation from a Thornton Fractional Township High School will require that a student successfully complete 23 credits.

English................................................................................................................. 4 credits

Social Studies...................................................................................................... 3 credits

Science................................................................................................................ 2 credits

Math.................................................................................................................... 3 credits

P.E.................................................................................................................... 3.5 credits

Health.......................................................................................................... ….0.5 credits

Electives.............................................................................................................. 7 credits

Total Required................................................................................................... 23 credits

Of the 23 minimum credits required for graduation, 19 credits must be in courses other than Physical Education and Driver Education.  Students must enroll in P.E. each semester during the regular school year unless they are enrolled in Driver Education, Health or have received a valid P.E. waiver.

To graduate from high school, unless otherwise exempted, each student is responsible for:

  1. Completing all District graduation requirements that are in addition to the State requirements. 
  2. Completing all courses as provided in the School Code, 105 ILCS 5/27-22.
  3. Completing all minimum requirements for graduation as specified by Illinois State Board of Education rule, 23 Ill.Admin.Code §1.440.
  4. Passing an examination on patriotism and principles of representative government, proper use of the flag, methods of voting, and the Pledge of Allegiance.
  5.  Participating in State assessments that are required for graduation by the School Code, 105 ILCS 5/2-3.64a-5(c).
  6. Attending classes full time for at least 7 semesters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Department Contact Information


Mike Fies

Director of CIPD
Phone: 708-585-2388
mfies@tfd215.org

Cynthia Holsapple
Executive Secretary                                                  
Phone: 708-585-2321
cholsapple@tfd215.org