Graduation Requirements

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Sac High holds all scholars to high standards and is committed to providing assistance to all those who are not meeting the standards. We require our scholars to meet A-G requirements in order to graduate from our high school.

UC/CSU A-G REQUIREMENT

(Terms required)

SHS COURSES REQUIRED
SHS Credits (Terms)

Required

A.  History / Social Science

      (2 terms)

World History/ U.S. History / American Government and Economics

30 (3)

B.  English

      (4 terms)

English 9 / 10 / 11 / 12 

(Advanced ELD may satisfy one English course requirement)

40 (4)

C.  Mathematics

      (3 terms required / 4 terms recommended)

Algebra 1 / Geometry / Algebra 2

(Pre Calculus would be required if a student qualifies to take Geometry in 9th grade)

30 (3)

D.  Laboratory Science

      (2 terms required / 3 terms recommended)

1 Life Science (Biology or Anatomy) and 1 Physical Science (Chemistry)

20 (2)

(10 Life Science;

10 Physical Science)

E.   Language Other Than English

      (2 terms same language required; 3 terms recommended)

Spanish 1 and 2 or Spanish for Spanish Speakers 1 and 2

20 (2)

(Same language)

F.   Visual and Performing Arts

      (1 term)

Dance, Drama, or Visual Art

10 (1)

G.  College Preparatory Electives (1 term)

3 advanced courses in the following college-preparatory elective areas: Social Science, English, Mathematics, Laboratory Science, Language other than English, Art

10 (1)

Additional Required Courses

Physical Education

20 (2)

 

Additional Elective Courses (Either courses required by student’s small school strand or college-preparatory electives)

60 (6)

 

Advisory

20 (8)

Total Credits Required:
260