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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 Requirements

  

 

COURSE SUBJECT

CONTENT

CREDITS

English/Language Arts

Both Reading and Writing components, including English Language Development and English

 

40

Mathematics

Pre-Algebra, Elementary Algebra/Algebra 1, Geometry, Advance Algebra/Algebra II, other elective mathematics

30

Science

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

20

History/Social Science

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

30

Physical Education

PE, Dance, Marching Band, Cadet corps, sports/athletics-must include wellness curriculum for 9th grade

20

Visual and Performing Arts /

Foreign Language

Dance, Drama/Theater, Music, Visual Art /  

Spanish, French, Sign Language

 

10

Computer Literacy

Can be fulfilled with other computer technology classes

5

Health Education

 

 

5

Electives

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

 

60

CAHSEE

Must pass both English/Language Arts and Mathematics

N/A

TOTAL CREDITS

 

220

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