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Graduation Requirements

The School District Board of Education requires that all students participating in the graduation ceremony must first have completed all prerequisites for graduation.  It is understood that satisfactory citizenship is part of the graduation requirements.

HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION COURSE AND CREDIT REQUIREMENT

 

Course Subject

Content

Credit Requirement

English Language Arts

Both Reading and Writing components including English Language Development and English

40 credits

Mathematics

Pre-Algebra, Elementary Algebra/Algebra I, Geometry, Advance Algebra/Algebra II, other elective Mathematics

30 credits

Science

Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Integrated Science I & II, Earth Science, Oceanography, Geology, Microbiology, Marine Biology, Environmental Science

20 credits

History/Social Science

US History, World History/Civilization, American Government, Economics

30 credits

Physical Education

PE, Dance, Marching Band, Cadet Corps, Sports/Athletics - must include wellness curriculum for 9th Grade

20 credits

Visual and Performing Arts / Foreign Language

Dance, Drama/Theater, Music, Visual Art/Spanish, French, Sign Language

10 credits

Computer Literacy

Can be fulfilled with other computer technology classes

5 credits

Health Education

 

5 credits

Electives

Can include ROP and other core area classes, Community Services (minimum 45 hours) and Senior Research Portfolio/Project

60 credits

CAHSEE

Must PASS both English Language Arts and Mathematics

N/A

Total 

 

220 credits

A-G REQUIREMENTS