Academic Requirements

  • Raymond S. Kellis High School offers a wide variety of academic programs to students of all levels including traditional core courses, honors courses, Advanced Placement courses, CTE courses, Fine Arts and Physical Fitness courses. 


    Freshmen, sophomores, and juniors are expected to enroll in a full day of classes. Seniors are permitted to enroll in the equivalent of three block classes as long as they enroll in enough classes to meet the graduation requirements. Any senior student participating in extracurricular activities must be enrolled in the equivalent of three block classes, except for the semester of his or her graduation.

    If credit deficiencies exist, there are options for credit recovery. See your Guidance Counselor for more information.

    Students have the opportunity to earn 8 credits per year (4 credits per semester) to earn a total number of 28 credits to obtain a Peoria Unified School District Diploma.