Academics

Graduation Requirements

A full program of college preparatory subjects is offered at Linsly. All current freshmen through junior students must carry a 5 1/2 credit course load (excluding P.E.).


Twenty two credits are required for graduation and must include the following minimums:
  • 4 credits of English
  • 4 credits of mathematics (minimum of Algebra II)
  • 3 credits of social studies
  • 3 credits of the same world language (or two credits of two different languages)
  • 3 credits of science
  • 0.5 credit of physical education
  • 1 course of art appreciation, 1 course of music appreciation, plus one additional fine arts elective of the student's choice
  • 0.5 credit of computer science
  • Completion of Senior Research Essay
Note: Only those credits earned in grades 9-12 may be counted towards graduation.
Note: To be eligible for Valedictorian, a senior must have completed a minimum of three years at Linsly.

The Linsly School

60 Knox Lane, Wheeling WV, 26003
Phone: (304) 233-3260
admit@linsly.org