High School Graduation Requirements

Chawanakee Academy

 



 Graduation Requirements: 240 Credits (180 Academic / 60 Elective) and CAHSEE

Subject

 Years

 Credits

English

4

 

40

 

Mathematics

3

30

     Including - 1 year Algebra

 

 

Science

2

20

     Including - 1 year Life Science & 1 year Physical Science

 

 

Social Science

4

40

      Including - 9th Geography/Health
                      10th World History
                      11th U.S. History
                      12th Government/Economics

 

 

Fine Arts

1

10

     Including - Visual, Performing, or Foreign Language

 

 

Physical Education

2

 

20

 

Vocational Education

2

20

     Including - 1 Semester Computer Skills
                  1 Semester Senior Project or Community Service

 

 

Electives

6

60



Students should take 7 classes each semester (with teacher approval and students can take more than 7 classes). Grade level is determined by the number of credit completed. Starting with the graduating class of 2006, every student must pass the CAHSEE (California High School Exit Exam) in order to receive a diploma.

0-49 Credits

 

9th Grade

50-114 Credits

 

10th Grade

 115-174 Credits

 

11th Grade

175-240 Credits

 

12th Grade

 


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