A credit is defined as a completed unit of study. An hour of work is the equivalent of 47 minutes of class time (often called a “contact hour”). A minimum of 120 hours of work by each student is required for each unit of credit. Ordinarily, a course must cover a year-long period for every unit of credit given.
Students at Cristo Rey Richmond are required to take a between 31.5 – 33.5 credits over their four years. Cristo Rey Richmond’s curriculum will also include Advanced Placement (AP) and honors courses.
Total = 31.5 – 33.5 Credits necessary to graduate.
The faculty will work closely with each student and help them to develop skills necessary for life-long learning including creativity, curiosity, critical thinking, problem solving, communication, and collaboration.
Through the listed graduation requirements, students will gain a deep understanding of both themselves and the world around them.