Graduation Requirements

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
Graduation requirements are set by the CUSD Board of Trustees. Five (5) units are awarded to students who earn a grade of A, B, C, or D in coursework. A diploma is granted to students who pass the minimum course requirements and successfully pass the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE).

SUBJECT AREA: CREDITS
ENGLISH …………………………………………………………...40
MATHEMATICS……………………………………………………20
Algebra I or higher (10 credits)
Other Math (10 credits)
SCIENCE…………………………………………………………….20
Life Science (10 credits)
Physical Science (10 credits)
SOCIAL SCIENCE………………………………………………….30
World History (10 credits)
U.S. History (10 credits)
American Government (5 credits)
Economics (5 credits)
HEALTH EDUCATION……………………………………………..5
DRIVER’S EDUCATION ………………………………………....5
PHYSICAL EDUCATION ………………………………………....20
ELECTIVE CLASSES………………………………………………90
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED:                             230 CREDITS

TEST REQUIREMENT -- (CAHSEE)
Students must demonstrate competency in English Language Arts and Mathematics on California State approved tests. Failure to pass these tests will result in no high school diploma being issued.