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)
|World History||1 Year
|U.S. History||1 Year
|U.S. Government||1/2 Year
|Physical Science||1 Year
|Life Science||1 Year
|Health (9th gr.)||1/2 Year
|Physical Education||2 Years
|Visual & Performing Arts or
World Language or
Career Technical Education
* 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.