The awarding of a Hampden Academy diploma by this district shall be based on a high standard of academic achievement. Although individual students and their parents may pursue special interests by making certain course selections, a core of knowledge is considered essential for the purpose of attaining a comprehensive education. This core of knowledge will be incorporated in the basic requirements for graduation from Hampden Academy.

4 credits of English 1 credit of physical education
3 credits of math 1 credit of health
2 credits of science 6 credits of electives
3 credits of social studies  
1 credit of fine arts Computer proficiency
1 credit Advisory

(minimum) 22 credits * - Total credits for graduation.