• Wellness

  • Self-Directedness

  • Courage and Challenge

  • Learning Experience

  • Responsible Decision Making

  • Sense of Humor

  • Individuality/Relationships

  • Confrontation

  • Flexibility/Resourcefulness

  • Community/Ethic Awareness

  • Ecological Awareness

  • Families

  • Communication

  • Reading

  • Writing

  • Speaking

  • Listening

  • Expressive Arts

  • Analytical Reasoning

  • Practice Research/Problem Solving

  • Science (knowledge and process)

  • Technological Literacy

  • Creative Expression

  • Sense of Political & Economic Awareness

  • Mathematical Concepts and Operations

  • Financial & Media Literacy

State Requirements

All Compass High School students must earn the required amount of  credits for their cohort year in order to graduate.  Compass High School graduating students must complete all course work by May 17th, 2019.  

​The Following Credits Must Be Completed To Graduate:

Cohort Year 2019

4    English
1    U.S. History
1    World History
.5   Government
.5   Economics
7    Electives
3    Science
1    Applied Math
1    Algebra I
1    Geometry
1    Algebra II
1    Fine Arts or Vocational Ed

Total of 22 Credits

Some elective credit and some core area

credit will be earned through Passages

and the Self-paced Electronic Programs.

Compass High School follows state laws and standards on graduation requirements. CHS credits complete all requirements for graduation in Arizona.

A diploma from CHS is accepted at community colleges, the military, and vocational colleges. Graduates can transfer to a state university after enrolling in a community college, or utilizing our dual enrollment offerings.


In addition to traditional academic requirements, Compass High School graduates are expected to contribute to the world as knowledgeable, ethical and productive citizens. We believe that knowledge and skill are gained through personal, social, and intellectual educational experiences. 

CHS Graduation Expectations

Graduation Expectations and Requirements