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Graduation Requirements

Each student will plan their own educational program with the advice and guidance of their teacher and the school counselor. The information in this section is to help students consider their options and plan their program. The following chart presents the credit requirements for each ECA pathway.

Please note that students must complete the required cumulative credits in order to be promoted to the next grade level:                   

            10th Grade (sophomore)                      55 Cumulative Credit

            11th Grade (junior)                              110 Cumulative Credits

            12th Grade (senior)                              165 Cumulative Credits

Graduation Requirements


Subject Area

ECA College Preparatory High School Diploma (UC A-G eligible)



4 years (English 9, English 10, English 11, Expository Reading and Writing, or Dual Enrollment English courses (2 semesters))

40 credits


3 years of Integrated I, Integrated II, Integrated III, or Pre-Calculus

30 credits

Must complete Integrated III. Student must complete each course

with a C or better before moving on to subsequent course.

4th year (Pre-Calculus and/or Dual Enrollment course) recommended.


3.5 years of World History, US History, Government/Economics, and Geography

35 Credits

Lab Sciences

2 years of Biology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, or Physics 

20 credits

3rd year (typically Chemistry) recommended for students who are applying to the UC system

World Language/Art

2 years of the same language

20 credits  and

1 year of approved Visual/Performing Arts

10 credits

Physical Education and Health

2 years of Physical Education

20 credits

1 semester of Health

5 credits


30 credits of college preparatory electives (including Dual Enrollment courses)

Senior Project

Senior year

10 Credits


220 credits