High School Graduation Requirements

English: 40 Credits

Fine & Applied Arts: 25 Credits

  • 10 credits must be fine arts
  • 5 credits must be applied arts
  • 10 credits may be from fine or applied arts and/or world language

9th Grade Core (health/technology): 10 Credits

  • Earns 5.0 Health and 5.0 General Education Cr. (Applied Art credit can be earned if student passes a Technology Test)

Mathematics: 20 Credits

  • Must include Algebra 1, or Alg 1A & 1B

Physical Education: 20 Credits

Science: 20 Credits

  • Life Science (LS) or Biology (LS) 10
  • Physical Science (PS) or Chemistry (PS) or Physics (PS) 10

Social Studies: 30 Credits

  • World Civilizations (10th grade) 10
  • US History (11th grade) 10
  • American Government (12th grade) 5
  • Economics (12th grade) 5

Additional Selective Credits 65

Minimum credits required to graduate: 230

Graduation Requirements for University of California and California State Universities (A – G)

A: History/Social Science – 2 years required
B: English – 4 years required
C: Mathematics – 3 years required, 4 years recommended
D: Laboratory Science – 2 years required, 3 years recommended
E: Language Other than English – 2 years required, 3 years recommended
F: Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) – 1 year required
G: College-Preparatory Electives – 1 year required