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Graduation Requirements

SubjectGraduation RequirementIdeal College Preparatory Recommendation
Performing or Visual Arts11
Health/Physical Education11
Social Studies33
World Languages24
Communication Technology½½
Global Communications and Research½½

  1. 25 credits are required for graduation.
  2. 4 credits in Theology are required in addition to the state requirement of 21 credits.

The successful completion of a Senior Genesis project is also required for graduation. Guidelines for the project are reviewed with seniors during the first semester of senior year. Classroom Guidance classes are required of each student. The following requirements apply to the Class of 2016: Note: required courses must be taken at Magnificat. Each student must carry 3 credits each semester. A student may take 7 credits with approval from her counselor.

Updated Graduation Requirements from the state of Ohio

In accordance with the Ohio Department of Education standards, a Magnificat student must meet benchmarks on either a College and Career Readiness Test or the Ohio state tests in order to meet the state requirements for graduation.

Graduation criteria:

College and Career Readiness Tests:ACT or SAT. The ACT Test is given to Magnificat students in their junior year. Students must score a 22 in the Reading section, 22 in the Math section and an 18 in the English section. Students can also meet the benchmarks with a SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing Score of 480 and SAT Math Score of 530. These scores are determined yearly by Ohio’s universities’ presidents and are subject to change.

Ohio’s State Testing: the IOWA Test is given to Magnificat students during their freshman year. Students must accumulate at least 18 graduation points based on the scores in the Iowa Reading, Math, Science and Social Studies tests. This includes a minimum of 4 points on the English tests, a minimum of 4 points on the math tests, and a minimum of 6 points on Science and Social Studies tests.

For additional Information, please refer to the Ohio Department of Education website by clicking here.