Jefferson Union High School District

699 Serramonte Boulevard, Suite 100 | Daly City, CA 94015

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

 To obtain a high school diploma, students shall complete at least the following courses in grades 9-12, with each course being one year unless otherwise specified:
 

JEFFERSON

TERRA NOVA

WESTOOR

(Comprehensive High Schools)

OCEANA

(Alternative High School)

THORNTON

(Continuation High School)

English…………….... 40 credits

(4 years) 

Students must be enrolled in at least one English class every semester of enrollment

English............…….. 40 credits

(4 years) 

Students must be enrolled in at least one English class every semester of enrollment

English…………….. 40 credits

(4 years)

 Students must be enrolled in at least one English class every semester of enrollment

Mathematics……..… 30 credits

(3 years) 

Includes a year of math state requirement. 

Mathematics….….…30 credits

(3 years) 

Includes a year of math state requirement.

Mathematics…..........30 credits

(3 years) 

Includes a year of math state requirement.

Science…………..…..20 credits

( 2 years) 

1 year of biological and 1 year of physical

Science……………...20 credits

( 2 years) 

1 year of biological and 1 year of physical

Science…….......…...20 credits

( 2 years) 

1 year of biological and 1 year of physical 

Social Science…...….30 credits

( 3 years)

1 year of World History, 1 year of US History, a semester of Economics, and a semester of Government

Social Science…...….30 credits

(3 years)

1 year of World History, 1 year of US History, a semester of Economics, and a semester of Government 

Social Science…......30 credits

( 3 years)

1 year of World History, 1 year of US History, a semester of Economics, and a semester of Government

Visual Performing Arts or World Language.…10 credits

 (1 year)

Visual Performing Arts or
World Language….…10 credits
 
(1 year)

Health Education…...5 credits

 
(1 semester) 

Health Education..….5 credits

(1 semester)

 

Health Education…......5 credits

(1 semester)

Electives….............…80 credits

Physical Education…20 credits

(2 years)

Physical Education....20 credits

(2 years)

 

Career Technical Education.................10 credits

(1 year)

Geography………........10 credits

 
( 1 year)

Electives………..…..60 credits

Electives……….......…. 60 credits

 

Community Service: 100 hours
Senior Exhibition
Senior Portfolio

TOTAL CREDITS: 225

TOTAL CREDITS: 225

TOTAL CREDITS: 205

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