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Suggested Schedules for High School Completion

210 Credits are required for graduation

General Graduation

a-g College Prep

9th Grade

9th Grade

10 – English 9

10 – Algebra 1

10 – Physical Education

10 – Earth Science

 5 – Health

 5 – Education and Career Planning

Total: 50 Credits

10 – a-g English 9

10 – a-g Algebra 1 or a-g Geometry

10 – Physical Education

10- a-g Earth Science or a-g Biology

10 – a-g Foreign Language 1

 5 – Health

 5 – Education and Career Planning

Total: 60 Credits with 3 a-g courses

10th Grade

10th Grade

10 – English 10

10 – Algebra 1

10 – Life Science or Biology

10 – World Studies

10 – Physical Education 2

 5 – Life Skills Elective*

 5 – Typing/Computer Skills

Total: 60 Credits

10 – a-g English 10

10 – a-g Geometry or a-g Algebra 2

10 – a-g World History

10 – a-g Biology or a-g Chemistry

10 – Physical Education 2

10 – a-g Foreign Language 2

Total: 60 credits with 5 a-g courses

11th Grade

11th Grade

10 – English 11

10 – U.S. History

10 – Geometry or Algebra 2

10 – Biology

10–Foreign Language 1 or a Visual and Performing Arts or Qualified Career Technical Education course*(CTE courses require credentialed teacher)

Total: 50 Credits

10 – a-g English 11

10 – A-g U.S. History

10 – a-g Algebra 2 or a-g Trig/Pre-Calc or a-g Prob & Stats

10 – a-g Chemistry or a-g Physics

10 – a-g Visual Performing Arts

 5 – Life Skills Elective*

 5 – Typing/Computer Skills

Total: 60 Credits with 5 a-g courses

12th Grade

12th Grade

10 - English 12

10 – U.S. Govt./Economics

10 – Life Skills Course*

20 – 2 Elective courses* (work with ES to choose appropriate electives)

Total:50 Credits

10 – a-g English 12

10 – a-g U.S. Govt./Economics

10 – Physical Education 2

10 – 1 Life Skills course*

10 – Additional a-g course

10 – 1  a-g Elective or Special Interest Course (*work w/ES to choose appropriate course)

Total: 60 Credits with 2 a-g courses

 

Notes to remember:

Education and Career Planning 1A (5 credits) is a graduation requirement to be taken in the 9th grade.

Most private colleges and other state colleges will accept the UC entrance requirements

UC/CSU requires a minimum of 15 a-g courses in specific subject areas and recommends 18

    a-g courses.

11 a-g courses must be completed by the end of 11th grade.

To meet the recommended 18 a-g courses, you may need to complete more than 210 credits. Consult with your ES or Guidance.

CWCS offers five CTE pathways: Business, Child Development, Culinary Arts, Health Careers, and Interior Design. In addition, students may take ROP in their area; however, many ROP programs have lost their funding so they may not be available. Please contact Guidance for more information.