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.
11th grade promotion
To be promoted from 11th to 12th grade, students must have successfully completed a minimum of 17 units of credit and must participate in the state-mandated college and career ready determination exam.
The High School Graduation Requirements flyer is available in the following languages: