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Graduation Requirements

In order to earn a Johnson High School diploma and participate in the graduation ceremony, your student must meet all course/credit requirements and complete the senior project. 

Please click on the link below to show the requirements for graduation from Johnson High School.

Johnson Graduation Requirements

SPPS Graduation Credit Requirements for College and Career Readiness

Total Required Graduation Credits: 86

SPPS Graduation Board Policy 510.00

Starting with the graduating class of 2022, Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS) will require 86 total credits to graduate from high school. This change aligns with the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) graduation requirements as well as many Minnesota school districts, and supports the district’s aligned secondary schedules that go into effect next year (2022-23). This change does not impact the number of core credits needed for graduation. However, it does change the number of elective credits that students need to graduate to 20 credits. Students can and will be encouraged to take advantage of these opportunities beyond the minimum number of 20 elective credits. Read more.

If you have any questions, please reach out to the principal or counselor at your high school.

Credit Requirements