Rancho Del Mar High School A WASC Accredited Model Continuation High School

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Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements

 

I

CREDIT REQUIREMENTS

(Each one-semester course is equal to 5 credits)

220 credits

 

 

 

II

SPECIFIC COURSE REQUIREMENTS

 

 

English – (Including ELD, 1, 2, & 3, and Reading/Writing Skills 1, 2, 3, & 4

40 credits

 

            English 1

            English 2

            English 3

            English 4

10 credits

10 credits

10 credits

10 credits

 

 

Mathematics

            (Algebra 1 required)

 

20 credits

 

Science

            Biological Science

            Physical Science

20 credits

10 credits

10 credits

 

 

Social Science

            World History, Culture, and Geography

            United States History and Geography

            American Government

            Economics

 

30 credits

10 credits

10 credits

5 credits

5 credits

 

Physical Education

 

20 credits

 

Visual/Performing Arts (VPA) / World Language (WL) / Career Tech Ed (CTE)

            Successful completion of one of the following patterns

 

20 credits

 

                                                    VPA                  WL                    CTE

               Pattern 1:                    5 credits         10 credits           5 credits

               Pattern 2:                    0 credits         10 credits         10 credits

               Pattern 3:                   10 credits         10 credits           0 credits

               Pattern 4:                   10 credits           0 credits         10 credits

(Option to complete 10 credits on a pass/fail basis in VPA or CTE)

 

 

           

 

 

Electives (Any courses above and beyond the subject requirements)

 

 

70 credits

 

 

 

III

CITIZENSHIP REQUIREMENT

Must maintain a record of good attendance and citizenship.

 

MINIMUM CREDIT REQUIREMENTS TO BE IN GOOD STANDING

 

Beginning 1st Semester

Beginning 2ndSemester

End of Year

Grade 9

0

30

60

Grade 10

60

90

120

Grade 11

120

145

170

Grade 12

170

195

220