To earn a diploma from the East Side Union High School District, students must pass 220 credits in the following areas:
|English|| Students must pass four years of English.
|Social Science|| Students must pass three years of Social Science which shall include:
|Mathematics||Students must pass two years of math (the equivalent of Algebra I/Integrated Math 1 and Geometry/Integrated Math 2 or higher level courses).
|Science|| Students must pass two years of college prep laboratory science.
|Fine Arts or
|Students must pass a one year course in either Fine Arts or Foreign Language.
|*Physical Education||Students must pass two years of Physical Education. 9th graders will take PE-Course 1. During the 10th through 12th grades, students will take a second required year, PE-Course 2. Upon completion of PE-Course 1 and PE-Course 2, elective Physical Education courses are available. Elective PE courses include:
Adventure/Outdoor Activities, Aerobic Activities, Individual and Dual Activities, Weight Training and Fitness, Aquatics, and Dance.
|Electives||Students must take at least 80 units of credit in elective areas. Students may select
elective courses in the following areas:
Art, Business, Consumer and Homemaking Education, English, Foreign Language, Mathematics, Music, Industrial Technology Education, Physical Education, Reading, Science, Social Science and Work Experience/Central County Occupational Center (CCOC)/Regional Occupational Program (ROP).
|Total Credits Required for Graduation||220|
Starting with the class of 2006 students must pass the California High School Exit Exam.
*Starting with the class of 2010, the graduation requirement for Physical Education will be passing PE-Course 1 and PE-Course 2.