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Graduation Requirements

Basehor-Linwood Virtual School students are expected to meet the state minimum requirement of 21 credit hours to graduate.  

  • A student beginning his/her high school career at Basehor-Linwood High School is required to complete the number of required hours defined in the current BLHS student handbook. BLHS students must have special permission from BLHS administration and counselors to transfer to BLVS. 

  • Students transferring from outside school districts will be expected to meet full-time enrollment status in order to earn a BLVS diploma. Students are also expected to graduate in 4 years from the start of their 9th-grade year.
Below is the list of our course offerings and the number of credits each student is required to receive for each subject area.


English Options - 4 Credits Required

English I (Required)

English II (Required)

English III (Required)

English IV (Required to participate in Commencement)

Individualized Reading

Comic Books & Graphic Novels


Math Options - 3 Credits Required


Integrated Math


Algebra II

Business Math

College Algebra (Approval Required)


Science Options - 3 Credits Required

Physical Science

Earth Space Science




Social Studies Options - 3 Credits Required

US History (Required)

World History (Required)

US Government - 0.5 credit (Required)

Economics - 0.5 credit (Required)

World Geography




Physical Education Options - 1 Credit Required

Physical Education (First Semester Required)

Health (First Semester Required)

Electives - 6 Credits Required


Business/Computer Elective Options

Business Law

Computer Applications

Fundamentals of Digital Video Production (.5 only)

Interactive Media (.5 only)

Introduction to Business


Photo Imaging (.5 only)

21st Century Journalism (.5 only)


Fine Arts Elective Options – 1 credit required

Art I

Life Skills

Music Appreciation

History of Rock and Roll




Foreign Language Options

Spanish I

Spanish II


Interdisciplinary Electives

ACT Prep

Study Skills (Admin Approval Required)

Work-Related Skills (Admin Approval Required)

Community Relations (Admin Approval Required)