District U-46 requires a minimum of 40 credits to graduate high school including the following requirements:
- Students must also meet requirements in each of the below academic areas.
- Students must pass the Illinois and United States Constitution exams, which are part of the required Civics course.
- By law, all juniors must take an Illinois state examination.
Each semester course is worth one credit.
Students at DREAM Academy can earn up to 6 credits per semester for a total of 12 credits for the school year.
DREAM Academy has two semesters per school year.