American school system 3

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!
   12th      compulsory      curriculum      dance      diploma      failure      gown      Graduation      highest      mortarboard      optional      pass      prom   
The [programme]: students have to study subjects (generally math, English, sciences) and choose among a range of courses (history, geography, languages ...).
Results in tests take on the form of five letter grades: A, B, C, D, and F—A being the and F, denoting , the lowest.
Students who the grade receive a high school diploma.

The end of the studies is marked by a ceremony
during which the students wearing a (1)
and a (2)
receive their (3) .
At the end of 12th grade, the students go to a big , called the "".