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Back to School night is on Thursday, September 21 from 5:20pm - 8pm. Student Report card distribution will begin at 5pm.
High School Graduation Requirements

University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) Subject Requirements

SUBJECT AREA YEARS REQUIRED 1 yr. 2 yrs. 3 yrs. 4 yrs.
A. ENGLISH Four years of college-preparatory English
B. MATHEMATICS

Algebra, Geometry, Algebra II, or higher level mathematics
Three years required
Four years recommended
C. HISTORY/SOCIAL SCIENCE

World History, U.S. History, Government
Two years
D. LABORATORY SCIENCE

Biology or Physiology & Chemistry or Physics
Two years with laboratory (one life & one physical)
E. WORLD LANGUAGE

Spanish, Mandarin, French
Two years required
Three years recommended
(at least two years of the same language)
F. VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS

Ceramics, Drawing & Painting, Choir, Drama, Instruments, Guitar, Band
One year
G. COLLEGE-PREPARATORY ELECTIVES One year of academic courses in any of the A-F areas or a college-preparatory elective

High School Graduation Requirements

Academic Area Credits Required
ENGLISH 40
MATH 30
Includes Algebra
& Geometry
SCIENCE 20
10 Life Science
10 Physical Science
SOCIAL SCIENCE 30
10 World History
10 U.S. History
5 Government
5 Economics
PHYSICAL EDUCATION 20
FINE ARTS or WORLD LANGUAGE 10
ELECTIVES 60
Total Credits for Graduation * 210


* Students MUST also pass the CAHSEE (California High School Exit Exam) to earn a diploma.