The minimum requirement for graduation is the successful completion of 24 units accumulated in grades 9 through 12. Only one unit may be in physical education. A unit is the equivalent of a single full-year course. The Pulaski Academy School year is divided into two semesters. Courses of one semester's length receive one-half unit.DISTRIBUTION AND COURSE REQUIREMENTSEnglish:
4 units, one unit to be taken each year.Social Studies:
4 units; The Social Studies core curriculum includes United States History, Human Geography, World History, and American GovernmentMathematics:
4 units; The Math curriculum includes Algebra I, Geometry, and two electivesScience:
4 units, including Biology, Chemisty, Physics, and one electiveForeign Language:
2 units; two consecutive units of any one foreign languageFine Arts:
1 unitPhysical Education:
In addition, Upper School students must complete a minimum of sixty (60) hours of community service in order to graduate.
If a student successfully doubles his/her service hours for four consecutive years (completing at least 120 hours), the student will graduate with honors in community service.