Graduation Requirements

The Inver Grove Heights Board of Education requires a minimum of 66 trimester credits for graduation. Simley High School operates on a seven-period school day, which enables students to acquire the minimum credits needed for graduation. Students wishing to enhance their skills can earn a maximum of 84 credits. 

Required credits include (51 required credits):

 Art 3 credits 
 Communications (English) 12 credits 
 Health and Wellness 2 credits 
 Mathematics 9 credits 
 Physical Education 4 credits 
 Science 9 credits 
 Social Studies 12 credits 

Elective Classes (15 elective credits)
Students must earn 15 elective credits elective credits. Elective classes include options in art, AVID, computer science, industrial technology, music, and world languages as well as the disciplines listed above.