By graduation, our students must have completed the following:
|Mathematics (Including Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, and a 4th higher level math course)
|Science (Including Biology, Chemistry or Physics, and a 3rd lab course)
|Social Studies (U.S. History & Geography, World History & Geography, U.S. Government & Civics, and Economics)
|Wellness & Physical Education*
|Foreign/World Languages (two years of same language)
|Elective Focus (Math & Science, CTE, Humanities/Liberal Arts, Advanced Placement, Journalism, etc.)
Students must take English and Mathematics each year in high school. Students taking Physical Science and/or Algebra I Honors and/or Foreign Language prior to entering high school must take an additional 4 units of mathematics, 3 units of science and 2 years of the same foreign language in grades 9 – 12 in order to meet Tennessee Diploma Project graduation requirements.
*The physical education requirement may be met by substituting an equivalent time of physical activity in other areas including but not limited to marching band, JROTC, cheerleading, interscholastic athletics, and school sponsored intramural athletics. See your school counselor for more information.
Arlington Community Schools offers five different high school diploma types: General Education Diploma, General Education Diploma with State Honors, General Education Diploma with State Distinction, Honors Diploma, and a Special Education Diploma. Please contact the Arlington High School guidance department for descriptions of the diploma requirements.
Please visit the Arlington High School Course Catalog
for descriptions of courses offered and the prerequisites required to register for those courses.
Fine Arts Offerings
Career & Technical Education
Postsecondary Dual Credit Agreements