8th Grade Transitions

 8th Grade Transitions
Each Year Henderson Middle School administers the Preliminary SAT. The test is given during the school day at a cost of $15.00. It's a standardized test that provides practice for the SAT.
This is an optional test for 8th grade therefore Special Testing Accommodations for this test unfortunately will not be possible.
High School Graduation Requirements
Graduation requirements will help students graduate from high school with the knowledge and skills they need to be successful in college and the workplace.

There are one common set of requirements for all students with various additional requirements for meeting specific Diploma Seal Choices for the College Prep, Career Tech, and Honor/Distinction. It is important that all students- regardless of their post-secondary plans - have a rigorous core of classes.

All students will be required to complete a total of 24 units for graduation, and must pass The Georgia High School Graduation Tests in English language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, and writing. All students will take:

  • 4 units of English
  • 4 units of Science
  • 4 units of Mathematics
  • 4 units of Social Studies
  • .5 Health/1.5 Physical Education course
  • At least 1 year of World Language

Lakeside High School Elective Course Descriptions