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
  • Art Institute Charleston
  • Becker College
  • Berklee College of Music
  • Benedictine University
  • Bryant University
  • Center for Digital Imaging Arts at Boston University
  • Castleton State College
  • Colby-Sawyer College
  • College of the Atlantic
  • Columbia College Chicago
  • Curry College
  • Dean College
  • Drew University
  • Emerson College
  • Emmanuel College
  • Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Franklin Pierce University
  • Gordon College
  • Goucher College
  • Hartford Art School
  • 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
  • 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
  • Newbury College
  • New England College
  • New England Culinary Institute
  • New England Technical Institute
  • New England School of Photography
  • New England Art Institute
  • Providence College
  • Plymouth State University
  • Quinnipiac University
  • Rhode Island College
  • Rhode Island School of Design
  • Richmond the American International University – London
  • Roger Williams University
  • Roosevelt University
  • Salem State College
  • Salve Regina University
  • Savannah College of Art and Design
  • Saint Joseph's College
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • Southern New Hampshire University
  • State University of New York - (SUNY)
  • Suffolk University
  • Suffolk University - Madrid
  • Unity College
  • University of Hartford
  • University of Maine – Farmington
  • University of Massachusetts - Boston
  • University of New England
  • University of New Hampshire
  • Universty of New Haven
  • University of Rhode Island
  • University of Vermont
  • University of the Arts- Philadelphia
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology
  • Wilmington College