Santa Fe Indian School

Academics

Courses & Requirements

Courses & Requirements

In order to be promoted from:

7th or 8th Grade: A student must pass six or more courses and may be retained if he/she fails two or more core courses.  

9th to 10th Grade: A student must earn a minimum of six credits, one of which must be English I Composition

10th to 11th Grade: A student must earn a minimum of six credits, one of which must be English II

11th to 12th Grade: A student should earn a minimum of six credits, one of which must be English III

12th Grade to Graduating Senior: A student must successfully complete all graduation requirements establishd for that year’s graduates.

  • Language Arts: 4 credits (Required: English I, II, III, IV/SHP)
  • Reading: 1 credit
  • Social Studies: 3.5 credits (One credit in US history, one credit in government and economics, and one credit in world history and 0.5 credit in New Mexico history)
  • Science: 3 credits (Two credits in a lab science course)
  • Mathematics: 4 credits (algebra I, geometry, algebra II, and pre-calculus or quantitative reasoning)
  • Physical Education: 1 credit (Required course includes health)
  • Fine and Practical Arts: 2 credits (One credit is required in any of the practical arts offerings, one credit is required in one of the fine arts offerings)
  • Electives: 4.5 credits (Electives may be chosen from any of the available course offerings and include two years of a language other than English)
  • SFIS Exit Requirement: Senior Honors Project
  • Total Credits: 24