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Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements

LEUSD Graduation Requirements                 
  Class of 2012 & Beyond
English
English 9, 10, 11, 12
40 credits
Social Science
World History, US History, Government/Economics
30 credits
Science
Must include life and physical science
30 credits
Mathematics
Students must complete Algebra I
30 credits
Physical Education 20 credits
Health Education 5 credits
Fine Art or Foreign Language or Career Technical 10 credits
Electives 55 credits
TOTAL CREDITS 220 credits
Community Service Hours
Cannot be done for money, credit, or a member of your family. Must be for non-profit organization. Can be done for more than one organization.
40 hours
California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE)
Must pass both English and math.
Score of 350+ on math
Score of 350+ on English
 
Comparison of LHS Graduation Requirements
And CSU/UC Admissions Requirements
  LHS Graduation Requirements CSU Requirements UC Requirement
English 40 credits/ 4 years 4 years 4 years
World History 10 credits/ 1 year 2 years 2 years
US History 10 credits/ 1 year 2 years 2 years
Government/Economics 10 credits/ 1 year 2 years 2 years
Mathematics 30 credits/ 3 years 3 years, to include: Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II 3 years required
4 years recommended
Science 30 credits/ 3 years**
(must take a least 1 physical and 1 life science)
2 years lab science
 1 year physical science
 1 year life science
2 years required
3 years recommended Biology, Chemistry, Physics
Health 5 credits/ 1 semester -- --
Physical Education 20 credits/ 2 years -- --
Visual/Performing Arts 10 credits/ 1 year 1 year 1 year
Foreign Language 10 credits/ 1 year 2 years of the same language 2 years required
3 recommended
Elective 55 credits** Academic Electives: Adv. Math, Foreign Language, Lab Science, etc.
   
1 year required from History, English, Foreign Language, Adv. Math, etc.
TOTAL 220 credits    
 
**Note: As approved in May 2008, beginning with the class of 2012, Board Policy requires 30 Science and 55 Elective Credits