High School Graduation Requirements/High School Exit Examination
Students shall receive diplomas of graduation from high school only after completing the prescribed course of study and passing the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) in language arts (reading and writing), and mathematics. Students must pass the CAHSEE and meet all other graduation requirements to receive a diploma.
Students who do not pass the CAHSEE until after high school, but complete required course work while in high school shall received a diploma from the District High School at which they completed required course work and all other graduation requirements. These students will be able to participate in the graduation ceremony receiving a certificate of course completion.
The prescribed course of study for students in grades 9-12 is indicated below:
|Course||Credits Required||Number Of Years Required|
|English||40 Credits||4 Years|
|Social Studies||30 Credits||3 Years|
|Mathematics||20 Credits||2 Years|
|Science||20 Credits||2 Years|
|Physical Education||20 Credits||2 Years|
|Fine Arts/World Language||10 Credits||1 Year|
|Driver Education/Health||5 Credits||1/2 Year|
|Practical Arts/Comp Ed||5 Credits||1/2 Year|
|Total Required Core||Total Elective Credits||Total Graduation Requirements|
|150 Credits||60 Credits||210 Credits|