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South Carolina High School Grade Classification Requirements

 

Grade Classification/Promotion policy

 

Grade 9 (freshman) - in order to be classified as a 9th grade student, the individual must have met the requirements of the 8th grade promotion standards.

Grade 10 (sophomore) - in order to be classified as a 10th grader, the individual must have earned 5 total credits, which must include at least 1 Math credit and 1 English credit

Grade 11 (junior) - in order to be classified as an 11th grader, the individual must have earned 11 total credits, which must include at least 2 Math credits and 2 English credits

Grade 12 (senior) - in order to be classified as a 12th grader, the individual must have earned 16 total credits, which must include at least 3 Math credits, 3 English credits, 2 science credits, and 2 social studies credits