|English units (Std.)||4|
|Math units (Std.)||2|
|Social studies units (Std.)||2.5|
Notes/Citation: 1 unit U.S. and NH history and government, 1 unit "social studies elective" and .5 unit "basic business and economic education."
|Science units (Std.)||2|
Notes/Citation: 1 unit each of physical sciences and biological sciences.
|P.E./Health units (Std.)||1.25|
Notes/Citation: 1 unit p.e. and .25 unit "health education."
|Foreign language (Std.)||0|
|Electives units (Std.)||7|
|Other units (Std.)||0.5|
Notes/Citation: .5 unit computer education.
|TOTAL # units (Std.)||19.75|
|Other diploma options||State does not offer differentiated diploma pathways. State has policy on awarding proficiency-based credit.|
|Technical notes and citations (Std.)||N.H. CODE ADMIN. R. ANN. ED 306.23, 306.27|
|Planning and Counseling Requirement|
|State requires student to adopt learning plan (not including career pathway requirements)||No|
|Additional Coursework Options and Requirements|
|State has policy on early graduation||Yes. Local boards may adopt policies allowing for early graduation for students who have completed all course requirements. Early graduation requests must "be related to the career and/or educational plans of the student."|
|State has policy allowing students to meet coursework requirements through proficiency||Yes. Regulation allows local boards to offer "extended learning opportunities," which permits students to earn credit through participation in such activities as "independent study, private instruction, team sports, performing groups, interships, community service and work study[.]" Credits must be awarded "based on a student's demonstration of competencies, as approved by certified educators" and must be made available to all students.|
In addition, by the 2008-2009 school year, local boards must allow high school credit to be earned by demonstrating mastery of required competencies for the course, as approved by certified school personnel, and must have in place competency assessments for all courses offered through the high school. Until the 2008-2009 school year, the local board must require that high school credit may be earned either through seat time or by demonstration of competency through a competency assessment, if one is in place.
|Required coursework aligned with college entrance requirements|
|All high school students are required to declare a major/career pathway/career focus||No|
|Sources||Early graduation: N.H. CODE ADMIN. R. ANN. ED 306.23|
Proficiency-based credit: N.H. CODE ADMIN. R. ANN. ED 306.23, 306.27
Alignment: High school graduation requirements: N.H. CODE ADMIN. R. ANN. ED 306.23; College admissions requirements: New Hampshire does not have statewide college admissions requirements