Staying on Track

High School Promotion Policy
Chicago Public Schools requires high school students to successfully complete a minimum number of credits before they can be promoted to the next grade level and graduate. Listed below are the CPS high school and graduation requirements.
10th grade promotion
To be promoted from 10th to 11th grade, students must pass at least three of their core subject courses during both semesters and must have successfully completed a minimum of 11 units of credit. All 10th grade students must have completed at least one service learning project in order to be promoted to the 11th grade.
The High School Graduation Requirements flyer is available in the following languages: