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Graduation Requirements

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
* All students must follow a program of studies that has been approved by a counselor.
* All students must enroll in a minimum of six class periods (30 semester credits)
during each semester, ten (10) of which may be taken in alternative programs such
as ROP, Adult Education, community college courses, or other similar courses approved by the principal.
* The minimum credit requirement is 230. The minimum number of credits must
include the following course requirements and the student must pass the California
High School Exit Exam (CHSEE).
* Graduation requirements are as follows:
COURSE NAME Credits COURSE NAME Credits
American Government 5 Physical Education 25
Economics 5 Science: 20
Physical Science* 10
English* 35 Biological Science* 10

Fine Arts or Foreign Language* 10 U.S. History 10
Health/Safety Education 5 World Cultures 10
Mathematics* 20 Practical Arts 5
Electives 80
*Students planning to attend a four-year college or university should consult their counselor to determine which course work will be acceptable for admission purposes.
Note: No more than 10 credits earned as a teacher’s aide and/or office training may be applied to the total number of credits required for graduation.
*No more than 10 credits of alternative P.E. credit may be used toward the 25 P.E. credits required for graduation.
* Students completing Naval Science I and II satisfy the district’s graduation requirement for World Cultures. Naval Science I and II (ROTC) do not meet the CSU/UC social science requirements for freshman college admission.
All students will be required to pass the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) in order to receive a high school diploma.

COURSE CODING:
The following codes are used to designate course level:

G ---Graduation Program (not immediately bound to a 4-year college)
P ---College Prep
HP--Honors
AP--Advanced Placement

Credits Required for Promotion: 10th Grade – 55 11th Grade – 110 12th Grade –170
Graduation - 230
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