Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School: 

    Are you a rising Bulldog at Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School?  

    The Academy Applications are now Open! 

    Apply Here for one of the 3 Academies. 

    *Academy of Biomedical Science

    *Academy of Engineering

    *Academy of Information Technology


    Parent Presentation Slide Show

    Video of Parent Presentation - February 24, 2021


    Click Here ​to view course offerings at your student's assigned high school.


    The RCMMS Rising 9th Grade Registration Timeline

    Registration may look different this year, but we have a timeline of events in place to help support your rising 9th grader through the registration process. You can click on the link below to see a timeline of the events we have scheduled. This is a live document that will be updated as more detailed information is available. 

    RCMMS High School Registration Timeline


    The High School Program Planning Guide describes the core programs, electives, and course descriptions for grades 9-12. This document can be used as a resource to learn more about graduation requirements and to review detailed course descriptions to assist students in selecting classes. 

    High School Program Planning Guide 2021-2022


    High School Open House Dates

    Cary High School and Athens High School continue to be our largest feeder schools. However, we have students that will be attending over 20 high schools throughout Wake County. We have created a document with information that has been posted by each of the high schools for rising 9th grade students as a reference. The document includes flyers and links when available. We recommend that you also check your high school's website for additional information.  

    Rising 9th Grade High School Events

    Cary High School 
    Virtual Rising 9th Grade IMPformation Night & Curriculum Expo 
    February 25th 5:30-8:00 pm Click Here for Flyer 

    Athens High School 
    Virtual Curriculum Night & Freshman Open House
    February 25th 5:30-7:00 pm Click Here for Flyer


    Graduation Requirements Chart



    For Ninth Graders Entering in 2013 or Later

    For Ninth Graders Entering 2017 or later




    4 Credits

    English I, II, III, IV

    4 Credits

    English I, II, III, IV


    4 Credits

    NC Math 1, NC Math 2, NC Math 3, and a 4th Math Course to be aligned with the students' post high school plans.


    In the rare instance a principal exempts a student from the FRC math sequence, the student would be required to pass NC Math 1 and NC Math 2 and two other application-based math courses.

    3 Credits

    Introduction to Mathematics, Algebra 1 (NC Math I), Financial Management


    3 Credits

    A physical science course, Biology,

     Earth/Environmental Science

    2 Credits

    Applied Science, Biology



    4 Credits

    Entering high school Fall 2019 and before:  World History (or AP World History), American History I: Founding Principles, American History II (or AP US History & 1 additional social studies elective), and American History: Founding Principles, Civics & Economics
    Entering high school Fall 2020 and beyond:  The State Board of Education is reviewing options for Social Studies Graduation requirements.   Once final decisions have been made at the state level, we will update this section.

    2 Credits

    American History I or American History II


    American History: Founding Principles, Civics & Economics


    Students Entering 9th grade in 2016 or earlier need American History I AND American History II

    World Language

    2 Credits are required to meet Minimum Application Requirements for the UNC System.

    Not Required

    Health & Physical Education

    1 Credit

    Healthful Living I

    Successful Completion of CPR requirement

     outlined in NCGS 115C-81.

    1 Credit

    Healthful Living I

    Successful Completion of CPR requirement

     outlined in NCGS 115C-81.



    6 Credits Required

    2 elective credits of any combination from either:

    - Career & Technical Education (CTE)

    - Arts Education

    - World Languages

    4 elective credits strongly recommended (four course concentration) from one of the following:

    - Career & Technical Education (CTE)

    - JROTC

    - Arts Education (e.g., dance, music, theatre, visual arts)

    - Any other subject area (e.g., mathematics, science, social studies, English, or cross-disciplinary)

    6 Credits

    Occupational Prep I, II, III, IV


    Completion of Work-Based Hours as follows:

    Students Entering 9th Grade 2014 or later: 600 Hours

    School-Based Vocational Training =

    150 Hours

    Community-Based Vocational Training =

    225 Hours

    Competitive Paid Employment =

    225 Hours


    Students Entering 9th Grade 2013 or earlier: 900 Hours

    School-Based Vocational Training =

    300 Hours

    Community-Based Vocational Training =

    240 Hours

    Competitive Paid Employment =

    360 Hours


    Completion and presentation of a Career Portfolio containing all the required components.

    Career & Technical Education


    4 Credits

    CTE Electives

    Additional Electives

    4 Credits



    26 Credits

    22 Credits

    Reference:  NC State Board of Education Policy GRAD-004, State Graduation Requirements