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High School Graduation Requirements

GRADUATION REQUIREMENT:

STATE MINIMUM

REQUIREMENTS:

REQUIREMENTS FOR LAAAE:

REQUIREMENTS FOR UC/CSU ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY:

English  30 credits (3 years) 40 credits (4 years) 4 years
Math 20 credits (2 years: including 1 year Algebra) 30 credits (3 years: Alg 1, Geometry, Algebra 2) 3 years (4 recommended)
Science 20 credits (2 years: 1 biological and 1 physical) 20 credits (2 years: 1 biological and 1 physical) 2 years (3 recommended)
Social Studies 30 credits (3 years: World History, US History, and Economics/Government) 30 credits (3 years: World History, US History, and Economics/Government) 2 years (3 recommended)
World Languages   10 credits (1 year: either foreign language or VAPA) 20 credits (2 years: at least through Span 2 level) 2 years (3 recommended)
VAPA   10 credits (1 year) 1 year
Physical Education   20 credits (2 years) 20 credits (2 years)
Business 10 credits (1 year)
Electives   40* credits 1 year (can be additional class in other requirement)
Community Service 100 hours**
TOTAL CREDITS 130 220

 

*Please note this does not mean that students need 40 credits of purely elective courses. Additional courses taken beyond the minimum for any requirement would be counted towards elective credits. For example, a 3rd year of science would also count towards fulfilling the elective requirement.

 

**Community service hours must be completed by the end of the student’s senior year, allowing them 4 years to complete the requirement.