*ESUHSD 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 Requirements Credits
English Students must pass 4 years of English. 40
Social Science Students must pass 3 years of Social Science: 1 year of World History; 1 year of United States History; 1 semester of American Government; 1 semester of Economics. 30
Mathematics Students must pass 2 years of math: Algebra I or Integrated Math 1; Geometry or Integrated Math 2 (or higher level courses). 20
Science Students must pass 1 year of biological and 1 year of physical college prep lab science that satisfies the University of California a-g course sequence. 20
Fine Arts or Foreign Language Students must pass a 1 year course in either Fine Arts or Foreign Language. 10
Physical Education Students must pass 2 years of Physical Education (1 year must be taken in grade 9). 20
Electives Students must pass elective courses chosen from the following areas: Art, Business, Home Economics, Careers and Technology Education, English, Foreign Language, Math, Music, Industrial Technology Education, P.E., Reading, Science, Social Science, Safety Education, and Work Experience/CCOC/ROP. 80
Total Credits Required for Graduation 220

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