SMUHSD Graduation Requirements

In order to receive a high school diploma a student must:
1). Pass required coursework listed in the chart below.
     (1 semester equals 5 credits; 1 year equals 10 credits).
2). Pass the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE).
3). Earn at least 220 credits.

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Social Science
9th - Contemporary World Studies, 1 semester
10th - Modern World History 1-2
11th - U.S. History 1-2
12th - Government & Economics
 
English
4 years
 
Mathematics
3 years
 
Science
2 years
1 year in a Biological and 1 year in a Physical
At least one science must meet UC "d" requirement
 
Visual
&
Performing
Arts
1 year
 
Career Technical
Education
1 Year (Class of ’16, ’17, ‘18)
 
World
Language
1 year by the end of 10th grade
 
Health
1 Semester – completed in 9th grade
 
 
Physical Education
2 years – completed in 9th & 10th grades
 
 
Electives
40 credits to meet the credit requirement
 
Tests
CAHSEE
 
Credits needed for graduation
220 credits