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Grad Requirements

Graduation Requirements

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CNUSD Minimum Requirements to Graduate:

Language Arts: 4 Years (9th-12th)
Mathematics: 2 Years (IM1 & IM2 must be passed)
Science: 2 Years (1 life & 1 physical)
PE: 2 Years (9th & 10th unless you are eligible for a waiver)
World History: 1 Year
US History: 1 Year
Government: 1 Semester (12th Grade)
Economics: 1 Semester
World Language or Fine Arts: 1 Year
Health: 1 Semester

Students must earn a D- or higher to receive credit.  Students must earn a C- or higher in the 2nd semester of math or Spanish to move to the next level (with VERY few exceptions).

*NHS requires students to take Math and Science for at least 3 years.

College "a-g" Graduation Requirements:

  1. History/Social Science – 2 years
  2. English – 4 years
  3. Mathematics – 3 years/IM3 minimum (8th grade IM1 counts)
  4. Lab Science – 2 years (3 recommended) *check courses on “a-g” list
  5. Language Other Than English – 2 years same language (3 years recommended)
  6. Visual/Performing Arts (VPA) – 1 year *check courses on “a-g” list
  7. College Prep Elective – 1 year additional “college prep” course *check courses on “a-g” list

A grade of “C” or higher (with validation rules for math and world language)

SAT or ACT scores also required. Click here for info...

*Private/Out-of-State colleges may have different requirements. Contact the school directly for the current requirements.

NCAA Eligibility Graduation Requirements:

For students who plan to play D-1 or D-2 College sports. Make sure your counselor is aware of your goal ASAP!

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