Thursday, February 21st, 2019

Graduation Requirements

In order to earn a diploma from the East Side Union High School District, students must: 1, pass the California High School Exit Exam and 2, pass 220 credits in the areas shown below.

Subject Requirement Credits Required
English Students must pass:
4 years of English 
Social Science Students must pass:
1 year of World History
1 year of United States History
1 semester of Economics
1 semester of American Government 

Students must pass:
Algebra 1 or Integrated Math 1
Geometry or Integrated Math 2
(or higher level courses) 


Students must pass:
2 years of college prep lab science that
satisfies the University of California
a-g course sequence. 

Fine Arts or Foreign Language Students mus pass:
1 year course in fine arts or foreign language 
Physical Education Students must pass:
2 years of Physical Education
(1 year must be taken in the 9th grade) 
Electives  Students must pass elective courses chosen 
in the following areas: Art, Business,
Home Economics, Careers and Technology,
English, Foreign Language, Math, Music,
Industrial Education, P.E., Reading, Science
Social Science, Safety Education and work