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Graduation Requirements

These are the Requirements in order to graduate high school.

LAUSD Course and Exam Requirements
 
210 Credits and satisfaction of A-G courses and Service Learning
 
3 Years of Social Studies
World History A/B
US History A/B
Gov’t/Economics
 
4 Years of English
Engilsh 9A/B
English 10A/B
Amer. Lit/Cont. Composition
Expos. Composition/English Elective
 
2 Years of College Prep Math
Algebra 1A/B
Geometry A/B or Adv. Applied Math A/B or Algebra 2 A/B
 
3 years of Math through Algebra 2A/B required for admission to 4 year University
 
2 Years of College Prep Science
Biology
Physical Science
 
2 Years of Physical Education
 
1 Year Visual or Performing Art
 
1 Year Applied Technology
 
1 Semester Health
 
1 Semester Life Skills
 
14 Semesters of Electives (this can include college prep, advanced math, foreign language, additional fine arts and/or technical arts)
 
Service Learning Experience
 
Career Pathway
 
2 Years of Foreign Language (3 Recommended)
NOT required for HS graduation, but is required for admission to a 4 year University.
 
 
 
CREDITS REQUIRED FOR PROMOTION
 
The following number of credits needs to be earned in order to promote to the next grade level. For example, in order to be considered a sophomore (grade 10), the student needs to have earned 50 credits by the end of the summer before the sophomore year.
 
  • Sophomore (Grade 10) = 50 credits
  • Junior (Grade 11) = 105 credits
  • Senior (Grade 12 ) = 210 credits