Guidance & Counseling
 
 
Subject Area
Credits
Required

Years
Required
Social Sciences
10 credits World History
10 credits U.S. History
5 credits Government
5 credits Economics
 
30

3
English
Language Arts 9
Language Arts 10
Language Arts 11
Language Arts 12/Wld Lit/AP Eng.
 
40

4
Mathematics – Must include completion of 10 credits of Algebra
30

3
Science
10 credits Life Science
10 credits Earth Science
 
20

2
Foreign Language/Fine Art/Career Technical Education
Must include credit from at least two different areas
 
20

2
Physical Education – Students may complete this requirement by taking BAND first semester ONLY
 
                                                                
20

 
 
2
 
 
 
Electives
 
 
60


 
 
 
 
 
 
TOTAL CREDITS NEEDED TO GRADUATE
 
                                                                                                                
220

 
 
 
 
 
 
CALIFORNIA HIGH SCHOOL EXIT EXAM (CAHSEE)
Students must pass the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE). This exam consists of math and English. A passing score in each area is 350. This is a State of California exam that will be administered six (6) times during the student's high school enrollment.  More information can be found at the California Department of Education website (http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/index.asp).
 
 
GRADE POINT AVERAGE (GPA) REQUIREMENT
Students must also have a cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.0 to meet graduation requirements.