Academic Program Overview



TO RECEIVE AN LHS DIPLOMA a student must meet the following standards:
    • A minimum of ninety-four (94) credits must be completed in grades nine (9) through twelve (12).
    • Achieve a passing score in the required MCAS tests, as determined by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.


REQUIRED COURSES FOR ALL STUDENTS


  • English - 20 credits

  • United States History - 5 credits

  • World History - 10 credits

  • Math - 10 credits

  • Science - 11 credits

  • Physical Education - 4 credits

  • Health - 2 credits

  • Electives - 32 credits






CLASS ASSIGNMENT is based upon the number of credits  

previously earned. Minimum credit requirement for official class 

standing are:


  • Sophomore - 18.5 credits

  • Junior - 42 credits

  • Senior - 65.5 credits

  • Graduation 94 credits