Graduation Requirements

In order to earn a diploma from the East Side Union High School District, a student must pass 220 credits in the areas shown below.

Subject

Requirements

Credits

English

Student must pass:

  • 4 years of English

40

Social Science

Student must pass:

  • 1 year of World History
  • 1 year of U.S. History
  • 1 semester of Economics
  • 1 semester of American Government

30

Mathematics

Student must pass:

  • CCS Math 1
  • CCS Math 2

          (or higher level)

20

Science

Student must pass:

  • 1 year of a biological lab science
  • 1 year of a physical lab science

20

Fine Arts or

Foreign Language

Student must pass:

  • 1 year-course of in either Fine Arts or Foreign Language

10

Physical Education

Student must pass:

  • 2 years of Physical Education

          (1 year must be taken in 9th grade)

20

Electives

Student must pass elective courses chosen in the following areas:

Art, Business, Consumer and Homemaking Education, English, Foreign Language, Mathematics, Music, Industrial Technology Education, Physical Education, Reading, Science, Social Science and Work Experience/Silicon Valley Career Technical Education (SVCTE)/Regional Occupational Program (ROP).

80

Total Credits Required for Graduation

220

 

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