Graduation Requirements

In order to receive a diploma from King’s Academy, a student must have fulfilled the graduation requirements with at least five equivalent year-long courses every year.

Every King’s Academy student who enters as a freshman will take at least:

  • Four years of CRLA English
  • Four years of CRLA Arabic
  • Four years of mathematics
  • Three years of physical and life sciences (four years recommended), with advanced laboratory courses taught in the 11th and 12th grades
  • A one-year course on world history and geography in the 9th grade
  • A one-year course on History of the Middle East in the Context of the World in the 10th grade
  • At least one additional year-long course or three term-long courses from the Department of History and Social Studies in the 11th or 12th grade
  • A one-term course on world religions
  • A one-term elective course from the Department of Ethics, Philosophy and Religion (EPR)
  • At least one year – three term-long courses – from the Department of Fine and Performing Arts
  • One term-long course from the Department of Computer Science

As per the guidelines of the Jordanian Ministry of Education, Jordanian Muslim students are required to take two years of Islamic theology in in the 9th and 10th grades, and two additional term-long courses either in the 11th or 12th grades. Jordanian students who hold a second passport may have different arrangements for Islamic theology. For more information, students should check with the Department of Academic Affairs.

For students entering King’s Academy in their sophomore, junior, or senior years, the graduation requirements are pro-rated and are listed in the curriculum plan.

Last updated
October 12, 2016