To receive the regular high school diploma presented by the School Board, students will be
required to satisfactorily and fully complete a course of study that meets those requirements
established by the State Board of Education and the district. Students will be required to complete
a minimum of 22.5 credits*
Specific course requirements in each subject area are set forth in the Fairbanks North Star Borough
School District High School Course Catalog. Students will meet the requirements in the Course
Catalog dated their freshman year.
Students must also take a College & Career Readiness Assessment (i.e., SAT, ACT, WorkKeys) or
receive a waiver by the School Board per legal reference AS 14.03.075.
* One-half (.5) credit is awarded for satisfactorily completing a required or elective course, which
is one semester in length.
Grad Requirements - FNSBSD Graduation Requirements
WVH School Credit Worksheet - known as the harshman form
PE Wavier - another option for completing PE credits
Outside Credits Request - students wishing to take courses for high school credit outside of regular high school classes
High School Course Catalog - FNSBSD grades 9-12 Course Catalog