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Graduation Requirements

 
 
ENGLISH (40 SEMESTER CREDITS IN GRADES 9-12)
English 9 10 Semester Credits
English 10 10 Semester Credits
English 11 10 Semester Credits
English Electives (12th) 10 Semester Credits
 
(ELD classes and basic reading classes count for English credit or any mainstream English 9, 10, 11 or 12. To graduate, students need 10 credits of English that are not ELD or basic reading.)
 
SOCIAL STUDIES (35 SEMESTER CREDITS IN GRADES 9-12)
9th Grade Global Issues 5 Semester Credits
10th Grade World History 10 Semester Credits
11th Grade U.S. History 10 Semester Credits
12th Grade U.S. Government 5 Semester Credits
12th Grade Economics 5 Semester Credits
 
PHYSICAL EDUCATION (20 SEMESTER CREDITS)
9th Grade 10 Semester Credits
10th, 11th or 12th Grade 10 Semester Credits
 
SCIENCE - GRADES 9-12 (25 SEMESTER CREDITS)
One year of a life science 10 Semester Credits
One year of a physical science 10 Semester Credits
Health (9th Grade) 5 Semester Credits
 
MATH - GRADES 9 – 12 (30 SEMESTER CREDITS)
All students must successfully complete three years of Math in high school. One or more classes must meet or exceed the rigor of Algebra I in order to receive a diploma (per California Ed Code Section 51220, 51224 and 51225).
 
 LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT GRADES 9-12 (10 SEMESTER CREDITS) 
The Foreign Language requirement must be met separately from the elective requirement.
 
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS REQUIREMENT (10 SEMESTER CREDITS)
 
SERVICE LEARNING
All students must complete a minimum of 60 hours of service prior to graduation 
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING GRADUATION
 
ALGEBRA REQUIREMENT
California Education Code specifies that pupils must complete a course with content equivalent to Algebra I in grades 7-12 to receive a high school diploma.
  
OTHER GRADUATION CEREMONY ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
  • Seniors must have at least 220 credits in order to participate in the graduation ceremony.
  • Remember that all graduation requirements (which include: 220 credits, completed Service Learning, discipline / demerits and library fees cleared) must be documented and completed in order for a graduate to receive a diploma.
  • Additionally, should a senior miss more than 14 days of school during the year, he/she will not be allowed to walk on stage at the graduation ceremony.