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Graduation Requirements

ENROLLMENT INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS AND PARENTS

Read these pages carefully before selecting high school courses. In making your decision, be sure to consider your abilities as a student, your interests and your goals for the future. Discuss your choices with your parents, teachers, and counselor before making your final decision.

Listed below are the graduation requirements for Santa Fe High School as well as entrance requirements for college.

220 TOTAL CREDITS ARE REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION
(5 CREDITS PER CLASS PER SEMESTER, 60 CREDITS PER YEAR)

SUBJECT

EXAMPLE

SANTA FE

COLLEGE

ENGLISH *

English 1-P

3 years (30 credits)

3 years P

SENIOR ENGLISH *

English 4-P

1 Year (10 credits)

1 year P

MATHEMATICS

Algebra 1 - P

3 years (30 credits) MUST include 1 year of Algebra or above

3 years P

SOCIAL STUDIES

World Civilization,

US History, Government

2½ years (25 credits)

2 years P

ECONOMICS

Economics

½ years (5 credits)

Economics is an elective

SCIENCE

Biology

3 years (30 credits)

2 years P

VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS

Art, Music, Theater

1 year (10 credits)

1 year P

PRACTICAL ARTS

or Advanced Coursework

Business or Industrial Arts

or Spanish 3, Sr. AVID, Math Analysis, Physics

1 year (10 credits)

none

P.E.

P.E., Athletics

2 years (20 credits)

none

COMPUTER LIT

Computer Keyboarding, Mechanical Drafting

Student must complete a computer related course

none

ELECTIVES

Wood, Arch Drafting,

French, Spanish

50 semester credits

(10 semesters)

2 years Foreign Language

(not a graduation requirement)

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

 

 

Plus 20 P credits in: Foreign Lang., Science, Social Studies, English, Math, or Visual and Performing Arts

* English courses aligned to CA State Content Standards only (English P/HP/AP)
P is the designation for all College Preparatory classes.
HP is the designation for all Honors College Preparatory classes.
AP is the designation for all Advanced Placement College Preparatory classes.