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Graduation Requirements
and College Acceptance

Students enroll in 32 courses at Beacon and must pass all 32 in order to graduate. In addition, students must pass a portfolio review each year and complete a senior capstone project. All high school students in Rhode Island must score at least partially proficient on NECAP Reading and Mathematics tests. These requirements are among the most rigorous in the state of Rhode Island.

Courses & Credits

Culinary Arts
8= 8 of 32
or Theatre Arts
or Visual Arts
English
4= 12 of 32
Mathematics
4= 16 of 32
Humanities/Social Studies
3= 19 of 32
Computer/Business
2= 21 of 32
Science
4= 25 of 32
Foreign Language
2-3= 27-28 of 32
PE/Health
2= 30 of 32
Film as Literature/Senior Seminar/Capstone
2= 32 of 32

College Acceptance List for Beacon Students

Updated August 2012

  • Adams State College
  • American Musical and Dramatic Academy - New York
  • Anna Maria College
  • Arizona State University
  • Bay Path University
  • Becker College
  • Berklee College of Music
  • Benedictine University
  • Bryant University
  • California State University
  • Cal Poly - Pomona
  • Castleton State College
  • Champlain College
  • Colby-Sawyer College
  • College of the Atlantic
  • College of the Holy Cross
  • Culinary Institute of America
  • Curry College
  • Dean College
  • Drew University
  • Emerson College
  • Emmanuel College
  • Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Franklin Pierce University
  • Gordon College
  • Goucher College
  • Hartwick College
  • Hawaii Pacific University
  • Hofstra University
  • Husson University
  • Institute of Audio Research
  • John Cabot University – Rome
  • Johnson & Wales University
  • Johnston State College
  • Keene State College
  • Lasell College
  • Le Cordon Bleu
  • Lesley University
  • Lincoln Technical Institute
  • Lynn University
  • Maine College of Art
  • Maryland Institute College of Art
  • Massachusetts College of Art & Design
  • Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
  • Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  • Merrimack College
  • Messiah College
  • Montserrat College of Art
  • Mount Holyoke College
  • Newbury College
  • New England College
  • New England Culinary Institute
  • New England Technical Institute
  • New England School of Photography
  • New England Art Institute
  • New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts
  • Pratt Institute
  • Providence College
  • Plymouth State University
  • Rhode Island College
  • Richmond the American International University – London
  • Rhode Island School of Design
  • Roger Williams University
  • Sage College of Albany
  • Salem State College
  • Salve Regina University
  • Savannah College of Art and Design
  • Saint Joseph’s College
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • School of the Museum of Fine Arts
  • School of Visual Arts
  • Suffolk University
  • Syracuse University
  • The College of New Jersey
  • Unity College
  • University of Alabama
  • University of the Arts- Philadelphia
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Hartford
  • University of Maine – Farmington
  • University of Massachusetts – Boston
  • University of Nebraska
  • University of New England
  • University of New Hampshire
  • University of Rhode Island
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of Tampa
  • University of Vermont
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology
  • Wheaton College
  • Wheelock College
  • Wilmington College