Legacy Academy Graduation Requirements

ARKANSAS SMART CORE Graduation Requirements Smart Core Credits LEGACY ACADEMY Graduation Requirements Legacy Academy Credits Legacy Academy Course Work NOTES
English (4 credits) 4 English (4 credits) 4
English 9 English & Literature I 9–Modern Literature I (Omnibus)/English I (Ancient Literature I & Medival Literature I in 7th & 8th grades)
English 10 English & Literature II 10–Ancient Literature II (Omnibus)/English II
English 11 English & LIterature III 11–Medival Literature II (Ombibus)/English III
English 12 English & Literature IV 12–Modern LIterature II (Omnibus)/English IV
Mathematics (4 credits) 4 Mathematics (4 credits) 4
Algebra I Algebra I 8–Algebra I (Saxon Math)
Geometry Geometry 9–Geometry (Saxon Math)
Algebra II Algebra II 10–Algebra II (Saxon Math)
4th credit beyond Algebra II 4th credit beyond Algebra 11–Trigonometry (Saxon Math)
12–Pre-Calculus
Natural Science (3 credits) 3 Natural Science (3 credits) 3
Biology Biology 8–Physical Science
2nd Credit 2nd Credit 9–Biology
3rd credit 3rd credit 10–Chemistry
(physical science, chemistry, or physics) (physical science, chemistry, or physics) 11/12–Physics
Social Studies (3 credits) 3 Social Studies (3 credits) 3
US History (1) US History (1) 9 US History
World History (1) World History (1) 10-12 World History
Civics (1/2) Civics (1/2) 9 American Government
Other Social Studies or Economics (1/2) Other Social Studies or Economics (1/2) 11-12 International Affairs
11-12 World Geography
Oral Communications (1/2) 0.5 Oral Communications (1/2) 0.5
1/2 Credit (any) 1/2 Credit (any) 10-12 Rhetoric Course
Physical Education (1/2 credit) 0.5 Physical Education (4 credit) 0.5
1/2 credit 9 PE 9-12 Physical Education
10 PE Athletics
11 PE
12 PE
(Athletics may be counted as a PE Credit in some instances approved by administration)
Health & Safety (1/2 Credit)
1/2 Credit 0.5 Health & Wellness (1/2 Credit) 0.5 9-12 Health
Economics (1/2 Credit) 0.5 Economics (1/2 Credit) 0.5
1/2 credit (may count toward social study or career focus) 1/2 credit (may count toward social study or career focus) Personal Finance
Fine Arts (1/2 credit) 0.5 Fine Arts (1/2 credit) 0.5 Art/Violin or other fine art upon approval
1/2 credit 1/2 credit
Career Focus 6 Electives & Career Focus (6 Credits) 6 11-12 Capstone Project
1st credit 1st credit 11-12 Internships
2nd credit 2nd credit 9-12 Career Courses
3rd credit 3rd credit 9-12 Electives
4th credit 4th credit 11-12 Independent Studies
5th credit 5th credit
6th credit 6th credit
Foreign Language (3 credits) 3
Latin I 9  Latin II (Latin I offered in 8th)
Spanish I 10-11 Spanish I
Spanish II 11-12 Spanish II
Bible (2 Credits) 2 9-12 Bible Class or Bible Assembly
Bible Assembly 1/2
Bible Assembly 1/2
Bible Assembly 1/2
Bible Assembly 1/2
TOTALCREDIT UNITS: 22.5 TOTALCREDIT UNITS: 27.5
*In addition to academic requirements, Legacy Academy students must meet separate character, service, engagement, health, and capstone project requirements for graduation Legacy students may begin taking high school credit courses in the 8th grade, unless otherwise approved by administration.