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US High School Diploma

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Introduction to the US High School Diploma

All students who graduate from ACS Egham earn an American High School Diploma. 20.5 credits are required, including the following:

  • English - 4 credits
  • Social Studies, and Foreign Language - 6 credits (a minimum of 3 credits in social studies, and 2 credits in one foreign language)
  • Mathematics, and Sciences - 6 credits (a minimum of 2 credits in each area)
  • Arts (Art, Drama, Music) - 1 credit
  • PE and Health are required in the High School - 1/2 credit.

An Honors Diploma requires 24 credits, including:

  • 4 in English
  • 7 in Mathematics and Sciences
  • 7 in Modern Languages and Social Studies
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Students pursuing this qualification choose from an extensive range of traditional and contemporary subjects to create their own uniquely challenging programmes. The ACS High School Diploma meets the admission requirements for US colleges and universities.

À la carte DP courses offer advanced academic rigour in many subjects. Student can choose courses of study that specialize in particular areas of interest and ability, or meet the admission requirements of more-narrowly-focused national education systems.