San Marino High School

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Graduation Requirements » Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements

All students must complete the following courses with passing grades:

Courses

Credits

4 years of English

40

2 years of Mathematics

20

2 years of Science

20

1 year of World History & Geography

10

1 year of U.S. History

10

1 semester of American Government

5

1 semester of Economics

5

1 semester of Health

5

1 year of Visual & Performing Arts

10

2 years Physical Education or Athletics

20

1 semester of a CTE course

5

Elective credits totaling

80

 

Total credits needed for graduation

230


If successfully passed, year classes earn 10 credits, semester classes earn 5 credits, and quarter classes earn 2.5 credits. A student who takes a class twice does not get credit twice.

It must be remembered that although a grade of "D" is passing and will earn a student credit, it may not allow a student to advance to higher level classes in mathematics or foreign languages.

Parents and students should also remember that although the above requirements are suitable for graduation from San Marino High School, most universities and colleges impose additional requirements for a particular college.