Graduation Requirements

All students are supported and counseled throughout their time at California Online Public Schools so that every student finds success after graduation.

Preparing Online School Students For Graduation

California Online Public Schools provides in-depth support to ensure that online school students understand their graduation requirements and are well prepared for life beyond high school.

HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS: HOW MANY CREDITS ARE NEEDED TO GRADUATE IN CALIFORNIA?

California Online Public Schools high school students must successfully earn a minimum of 220 units of credit to graduate.

The course credits required to graduate from high school in California include:

40 credits

Language Arts

20 credits

Mathematics

(including Algebra and above)

30 credits

Science
(including but not limited to Biology and Physical Science)

30 credits

Social Studies
(including World History, U.S. History, Government and Economics)

20 credits

Physical Education

10 credits

Humanities/Foreign Language/CTE

70 credits

Electives
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