Students may graduate early with a minimum of 18 credits, if ALL graduation requirements are met for a standard diploma including a 2.0 Grade Point average, and completion of State required assessment tests. Students may then elect to continue their education at a Vocational Program, or college.
· English: 4 credits and Pass the FCAT or Required State test in ELA
· Math: 4 Credits including Algebra 1 and Geometry, Pass the Algebra EOC and Geometry EOC
· Science: 1 credit in Biology, and pass the Biology EOC, 2 Credits in Science with a lab
· History: 3 credits including World History, US History and American Government and Economics
· Fine Art: 1 credit
· 3 Electives
· 2 additional courses
Dual enrollment is an acceleration program that allows high school students to simultaneously earn credit toward high school completion and a career certificate, or an associate or baccalaureate degree at a Florida public institution.
Students who take dual enrollment courses may apply the college credits and grades toward LaBelle High School graduation requirements; HOWEVER, the grades earned in college courses taken off LHS campus or outside the regular LHS school day will not be used in determining the Valedictorian or Salutatorian.• See Guidance for details
EARLY ADMISSIONSEarly admission is a form of dual enrollment permitting high school students to enroll in college or career courses on a full-time basis on a college or technical center campus. As with all dual enrollment programs, students earn both high school and college/career credits for courses completed. Participation in the career early admission program shall be limited to students who have completed a minimum of 6 semesters of full-time secondary enrollment, including studies undertaken in the ninth grade.