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Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements

California Education Code establishes a minimum set of requirements for graduation from California high schools. The requirements should be viewed as minimums and support regulations established by local governing boards.

Total Credits Required To Graduate With Diploma: 220

(Students may earn a maximum of 40 credits per semester)

SUBJECT AREA
YEARS CREDITS
English* 4 Years
40
World History 1 Year
10
U.S. History 1 Year
10
U.S. Government 1/2 Year
5
Economics 1/2 Year
5
Mathematics** 3 Years
30
Physical Science 1 Year
10
Life Science 1 Year
10
Health (9th gr.) 1/2 Year
5
Physical Education 2 Years
20
Visual & Performing Arts or
World Language or
Career Technical Education
1 Year
10

* Students shall be enrolled in English each semester in high school regardless of total credits earned.

** One year of math must be completed in the junior or senior year; successful completion of Algebra 1 is a State Education Code requirement.