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The Electronic High School
250 East 500 South
PO Box 144200
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4200

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EHS is accredited by the Northwest Accreditation Commission .

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The Electronic High School delivers a full high school curriculum to Utah students.

 
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In addition to the 18 hours of required coursework listed below, each student must successfully complete 6 additional units of elective credit selected from any EHS coursework. (For students earning a diploma from EHS, a minimum of 25% of the credit needed must be earned at EHS.)

Requirements by Subject

(1) Language Arts (4.0 units of credit):

(a) Ninth grade level (1.0 unit of credit);
(b) Tenth grade level (1.0 unit of credit);
(c) Eleventh grade level (1.0 unit of credit); and
(d) Applied or advanced language arts credit (1.0 unit of credit) from the list of EHS courses:

(2) Mathematics (3.0 units of credit) met minimally through successful completion of three units of credit of mathematics including Elementary Algebra or Applied Mathematics I and Geometry; and mathematics in grades 9-12 selected from the Core courses or applied or supplemental courses from the list of EHS courses:

(3) Science (3.0 units of credit):

(a) at a minimum, three courses from the four science foundation areas:
(i) Earth Systems Science (1.0 units of credit);
(ii) Biological Science (1.0 units of credit);
(iv) Physics (1.0 units of credit);

(4) Social Studies (2.5 units of credit):

(a) Geography for Life (0.5 units of credit);
(b) World Civilizations (0.5 units of credit);
(c) U.S. History (1.0 units of credit);
(d) U.S. Government and Citizenship (0.5 units of credit).

(5) The Arts (1.5 units of credit from any of the following performance areas):

(a) Visual Arts; (Art Foundations, Art History, Digital Photography)

(6) Physical and Health Education (2.0 units of credit):

(a) Health II (0.5 units of credit);
(b) Participation Skills (0.5 units of credit);
(c) Fitness for Life (0.5 units of credit);
(d) Individualized Lifetime Activities (0.5 units of credit) or team sport/athletic participation (maximum of 0.5 units of credit with school approval).

(7) Career and Technical Education (1.0 units of credit):

(a) Agriculture;
(b) Business;
(c) Family and Consumer Sciences (Adult Roles, Teen Living, Business Communication);
(d) Health Science and Technology;
(e) Information Technology;
(f) Marketing;
(g) Technology and Engineering Education (Digital Photography);
(h) Trade and Technical Education.

(8) Educational Technology (0.5 units of credit):

(a) Computer Technology (0.5 units of credit for the class by this specific name only).

(9) General Financial Literacy (0.5 units of credit).

(10) Library Media Skills (integrated into the subject areas).

D. Board-approved CRTs are used to assess EHS student mastery of the following subjects:

(1) reading;
(2) language arts through grade 11;
(3) mathematics as defined under R277-700-6D(2);
(4) science as defined under R277-700-6D(3); and
(5) effectiveness of written expression in grade 9.

By Grade Level

A typical high school schedule looks like this:
(Note: College bound students should take 2.0 credits of a foreign language.)

9th grade (6 units of credit)

  • Language Arts - English 9 (1.0)
  • Social Studies - Geography for Life (0.5)
  • Science - Earth Systems (1.0)
  • Mathematics (1.0) (Pre-algebra, Elementary Algebra, Geometry, Intermediate Algebra, Pre-calculus, Calculus etc.)
  • Fitness for Life (0.5)
  • Any Fine Arts class (0.5)
  • Any elective class ( 1.5)

10th grade (6 units of credit)

  • Language Arts - English 10 (1.0)
  • Social Studies - World Civilizations (1.0)
  • Mathematics (1.0) (next in sequence - Elementary Algebra, Geometry, Intermediate Algebra, Pre-calculus, Calculus etc.)
  • Science (Biology (1.0) , Physics (1.0))
  • Health II (0.5)
  • Computer Technology (0.5)
  • Any Fine Arts class (0.5)
  • Any elective class (0.5)

11th grade (6 units of credit)

  • Language Arts - English 11 (1.0)
  • Social Studies - U. S. History (1.0)
  • Mathematics (1.0) (next in sequence - Geometry, Intermediate Algebra, Pre-calculus, Calculus etc.)
  • Science (Biology (1.0) , Physics (1.0))
  • Financial Literacy (0.5)
  • Individual/Team Sports (0.5)
  • Any elective class (1.0 to 1.5)

12th grade (6 units of credit)

  • Language Arts - English 12 (1.0)
  • Social Studies - U. S. Government and Citizenship (0.5)
  • Individual/Team Sports (0.5)
  • Any elective classes (4.0) making sure the required courses have been taken

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This page last updated February 4, 2014