Graduation Requirements


In order for a student to receive a high school diploma from CJCP, each student must:

A.  Meet the PARCC requirements as specified by New Jersey Department of Education:

B.  Successfully complete a minimum of 132.5 credits. The course work must include the following course requirements:

Language Arts - at least 20 credits

Mathematics — at least 20 credits

Science — at least 15 credits

Social Studies - at least 20 credits (including two courses in US History)

Physical Education and Health - at least 20 credits

World Languages - at least 10 credits

Visual and Performing Arts - at least 5 credits

Career Education and Consumer, Family, and Life Skills - at least 5 credits

Financial Literacy – 2.5 credits

Additional Electives - at least 15 credits

Each full year course that meets routinely shall yield 5 credits. Semester courses that meet routinely shall yield 2.5 credits.


Grade Level Promotion Requirements

Middle School:

If a student fails (F) a core class (Math, ELA, Science, and/or Social Studies) at the end of the year, he/she is  required  to pass an equivalent summer school course. 


High School: 

To be promoted to the next grade level, a student must have completed a required number of credits during the school year.

9th grade to 10th grade:                         30 credits

10th grade to 11th grade:                       60 credits

11th grade to 12th grade:                       90 credits

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