Counseling: Graduation

blcap3Canyons School District Graduation Requirements 

The graduation requirements vary depending on what year you will graduate from high school. See the attached document below for information on the requirements for each grade level:

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 Attention Parent(s)/Guaridan(s) of Seniors. Seniors will be asked to complete this survey DURING their 12th grade PCCR meeting. Counselors will use the responses to share valuable individualized information with the students throughout their Senior year. You do not need to have them complete it at home, as they will complete it in the Counseling Office during their Senior PCCR meeting. We are simply providing it here for you to look through, if you would like                     

Senior Survey: 

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Canyons also offers Honors and Advanced Diplomas

In order to apply for an Advanced or Honors diploma, print and complete the. Applications for Honors and advance dipolmas are due to the Counseling Center. Please see Mrs. J about this.

The requirements for the Advanced diploma include all the requirements of the Standard diploma, with additional requirements of:

  • Two of the three science credits must include Biology, Chemistry, or Physics
  • Two years of a world language in grades 8-12 (Note: The Utah Regents' Scholarship requires that two years of a world language be completed in grades 9-12.)

The requirements for honors diplomas include all the requirements of the Standard and Advanced diplomas, with the additional requirement of meeting the ACT College Readiness Benchmark Scores of:

  • English: 18
  • Reading: 22
  • Math: 22
  • Science: 23



Make-Up Credits/Online Credit

Statewide Online Education Program information about online courses and programs available through the Statewide Online Education Program.

Students who fail courses needed for graduation must make up those credits outside of the regular school day. They may not retake the same course as part of their regular day program. Options for Make-Up Credits Include:

  1. Hillcrest High School make-up packet ($35 per quarter)
  2. Summer School at Valley High School (Make-up credit Contact your counselor or Valley High at 801-572-7035)
  3. Canyons Virtual High School
  4. Brigham Young University Independent Study courses 
  5. Course work at other institutions accredited by the Utah State Board of Education
  6. Hillcrest High Summer School (Make-up Credit only)

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