Antelope Valley School District

Graduation Requirements

The minimum requirements for graduation from high school as adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Antelope Valley Union High School District are as follows:

REQUIRED SUBJECTS

 

English 9, 10, 11, 12

40 Credits (4 years)

Mathematics (must include Algebra 1or higher)

30 Credits (3 years)

Science (Physical & Life Science required)

20 Credits (2 years)

Social Science - Including:

-World History

 

-United States History

 

-Civics/Economics

30 Credits (3 years)

(10th grade/10 credits/1 year)                                                                                           (11th grade/10 credits/1 year)

                                              (12th grade/10 credits/1 year)

Visual and Performing Arts or Foreign Language

10 Credits (1 year)

Healthful Living

10 Credits (1 year)

Physical Education (required for 9th and 10th grades)

20 Credits (2 years)

Electives

70 Credits

TOTAL UNITS OF CREDIT REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION:

230 UNITS MINIMUM

 

MINIMUM PROFICIENCY STANDARDS

In accordance with California Education Code, students must pass Algebra 1 or a higher-level math class in order to receive a high school diploma.

CLASSROOM CITIZENSHIP REQUIREMENTS

  1. If a student receives more than three “U” grades he/she shall be ineligible for school activities for the quarter following that grading period. There will be no makeup for the “U” in citizenship.
  2. A senior must meet citizenship eligibility requirements in the final two quarters of their senior year in order to participate in graduation ceremonies. Administration reserves the right to deny participation in graduation ceremonies, per board policy, to students with significant discipline concerns.

ATHLETICS/ACTIVITIES ELIGIBILITY

  1. Student must have at least a “C” Grade Point Average (2.0 GPA) as of the last quarter.
  2. Student must have a satisfactory citizenship grade (no more than two “U” grades) in a grading period.

ASSOCIATED STUDENT BODY OR CLASS OFFICE ELIGIBILITY

  1. Student must maintain a 2.5 GPA.
  2. Student must have a satisfactory citizenship grade (no more than two “U” grades) in a grading period.