~AHS Graduation Requirements Class of 2009 – 2013~
English (EN) 40 credits
Math (M) 30 credits
Students are required to complete Algebra I and Geometry.
Science (SC) 20 credits
- Life/Biological (10) (SC-L)
- Physical/Earth (10) (SC-P)
Social Science (SS) 30 credits
- World History (10)
- U.S. History (10)
- American Government (5)
- Economics (5)
Physical Education (PE) 20 credits
Fine Arts or Foreign Language (FA) 10 credits
*Pathways to College & Career (P) No longer required
*Health and Safety (HS) No longer required
Elective Courses (EL) 60 credits for the class of 2010, 2011, 2012
(an additional 5 or 10 credits in lieu of repeating a fail in
Pathways and/or Health)
60 credits beginning with the class of 2013
TOTAL 220 credits for the class of 2010, 2011, 2012
210 credits beginning with the class of 2013
The School District Board requires that all students participating in the promotion ceremony
must first have completed all requirements for graduation including…
CALIFORNIA HIGH SCHOOL EXIT EXAM (CAHSEE):
Beginning with the graduating class of 2006, all California public school students must take and pass the High School Exit Examination (CASHEE) to receive a high school diploma.
Students in grade 10 are required to take the exam. Students will have opportunities each year
to retake part(s) of the exam not passed and will be offered special instruction as needed.
Students who do not pass one or both portions (math and English/language arts) of the
CAHSEE, but meet ALL other graduation requirements, will receive a “Certificate of
Completion” and be allowed to participate in the promotion ceremony.