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Graduation Requirements

Please note that requirements are subject to change based on curricular needs, which are reviewed on an annual basis. 
IDEA Course
Number of Carnegie Units*
Required to Graduate
English 4.0
History 4.0
Mathematics 4.0
Science 4.0
Foreign language 2.0
Health and physical education 1.5
Art 0.5
Music 0.5
Electives 3.5
Total 24
Community service 100 hours
College acceptance Mandatory
*A Carnegie unit is a measure of the amount of time a student has studied a subject. For example, a total of 120 hours in one subject—meeting four or five times a week for 40 to 60 minutes, for 36 to 40 weeks each year—earns the student one “unit” of high school credit.