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LSHS Graduation Requirements

For information regarding testing requirements for graduation, please refer to our testing requirements page.

Class of 2017 and Beyond:

Graduation Requirements for Class of 2017 and Beyond (Total Credits Required = 23.5)

Must include English 9 (1.0 credit), English 10 (1.0 credit), English 11 (1.0 credit), and 2 1-semester electives. Minimum of 4.0 credits.

Minimum of 3.0 credits.

Social Studies
Must include 8th grade WSH, Global Studies or AP Euro (1.0 Credit), US History 1-2 (1.0 Credit), Contemporary World Issues (0.5 Credit), Contemporary American Issues (0.5 Credit), or AP Government (1.0 Credit). Minimum of 3.0 credits.

Must include one lab science credit. Minimum of 2.0 credits.

Physical Education
Minimum of 1.5 credits.

Minimum of 0.5 credits.

Occupational Education
Minimum of 1.5 credits.

Fine Arts
Minimum of 1.0 credits.

Minimum of 7.0 credits.
*Students must pass the reading and writing portion of the HSPE/EOC or an approved alternative such as a Collection of Evidence or meeting SAT or ACT cut score established by the state.

^Students must pass the Math EOC or meeting SAT or ACT cut score established by the state. As a result of new legislation students who have not met standard on the Math EOC must continually be enrolled in a math course until they graduate.

^Students must pass the Science EOC or Collection of Evidence.

‡Occupational includes Technical classes, such as Digital Design, Journalism, Drafting, and Computer Applications.

Lake Stevens High School Profile

  • Type of School: Public
  • Grades Included: 10-12
  • Enrollment: 1928
  • Size of Senior Class ('17): 595
  • Accreditation: State of Washington
  • School Year Pattern: 2 Semesters
  • School Day Pattern: 6 periods (no study hall)

Viking Experience requirements

  • 15 hours of community service each year
  • 13th year plan

Advanced Placement Courses Offered

  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP US History
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Psychology
  • AP Government
  • AP European History
  • AP Photography
  • AP Composition/ Literature
  • AP English Language
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP Physics

LSHS Grading Scale

A = 4.0
A- = 3.7
B+ = 3.3
B = 3.0
B- = 2.7
C+ = 2.3
C = 2.0
C- = 1.7
D+ = 1.3
D = 1.0
F = 0.0

ACT and SAT School Codes:

  • 480585