Courses at Archbishop Murphy High School are designed to prepare students to enter colleges or universities. Within this college preparatory framework, AMHS seeks to direct students into courses which will consistently challenge their capacity and potential. Succeeding at Archbishop Murphy High School requires rigorous effort by students in both their classes and in their assignments.
Academic credits are assigned each semester for every course in which a passing grade is earned. A passing grade in a year-long course earns one credit, while passing a semester-long course generates one-half credit.
The courses required for graduation from Archbishop Murphy High School meet or exceed the minimum entry requirements of colleges and universities in Washington State.