• Graduation Requirements


    In order to earn a diploma from the Acalanes Center for Independent Study, each student must complete the following graduation credit requirements:

     

    English

    -Course must be a grade level English course

    40

    Math – Including Algebra 1

    -Students must complete the equivalent of two semesters of a course of study beyond Algebra 1.  Up to 10 credits may be obtained by successfully completing a computer science course.

    30

    Physical Education

    -PE 9 (10 credits)

    -PE 10 (10 credits)

    20

    Health

    5

    Physical Science      

    10

    Life Science  

    10

    Social Science

    -World History (10 credits)

    -US History (10 credits)

    -US Government (5 credits)

    -Economics (5 credits)

    30

    Visual and Performing Arts

    -One year of visual or performing arts course of study.

    10

    Breadth Requirement

    -20 credits taken in any of the following areas:  World Language, American Sign Language, or Career Technical Education.

    20

    Electives

    30

    Total

    205

     

    In addition, all students must pass Algebra 1 for graduation.