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Graduation Requirements

High School Graduation

Alliance high school graduation requirements are in alignment with the University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) “A-G” minimum undergraduate admissions requirements. Alliance high school students must pass all courses with a grade of C or higher (basic proficiency). High school graduation requirements may vary by school with approval by the school Board of Directors.

UC and CSU A-G Requirements

(a) History-Social Science

1 year of U.S. History

1 year of World History

(b) English Language Arts

4 years of college preparatory English

(c) Mathematics

3 years of college preparatory Mathematics (Integrated Math 1, Integrated Math 2, Integrated Math 3, Pre-Calculus, Calculus or Statistics). Refer to UC A-G website to confirm appropriate math sequences, particularly for students who may have a mix of traditional and integrated courses.

(d) Laboratory Science

2 years of Laboratory Science

(e) Language other than English

2 years of the same language other than English  

(f) Visual and Performing Arts

1 year chosen from dance, music, theater or the visual arts

(g) College Preparatory Elective

1 year of additional academic electives (e.g., third year of science or foreign language, fourth year of math, social science, advanced visual or performing arts)

 

Curriculum and course offerings are reviewed on an annual basis and may be changed based on student needs.

Alliance Graduation Requirements

  • Total Unit/Credit requirements for graduation: 230
  • Passage of the UC and CSU A-G requirements as noted above.
    • For each subject, students must complete all classes and credits to satisfy the A-G requirements listed above (including any subject specific requirements), regardless of the number of units it requires of the student. For example, a student may have to take 4 years of math (though the A-G and Alliance requirement noted above is 3 years) in order to cover all the topics required by the A-G math requirement. Refer to the UC A-G website for specific details on each subject requirement.
  • In addition to the required A-G history/social science course sequence, all students must complete 1 semester course in American Government & Civics, and 1 semester course in Economics. Alliance has determined that these courses must also be A-G approved.
  • In total, a student will take 160 A-G approved credits.
  • Course requirements for graduation: Pass ALL required courses with a grade of C or higher (basic proficiency).
  • Starting with the class of 2012, UC’s undergraduate admissions requirements mandate students complete 11 out of 15 A-G courses by the end of the 11th grade.
  • Core courses offered may be Standard Core, Honors or Advanced Placement.
    • Advanced Placement courses and exams may be onsite or online through University of California College Prep (UCCP).

 

Alliance College-Ready school courses are transferable to other schools or universities to meet graduation requirements.  

At the discretion of the school principal, Alliance high schools may require students to complete community service requirements as well in order to participate in graduation activities.

Alliance High School Sample Course Offerings

Subject

Grade 9

[65 credits]

Grade 10

[65 credits]

Grade 11

[65 credits]

Grade 12

[65 credits]

(a) History-Social Science

 

World History, Cultures and Historical Geography [10]

U.S. History [10]

American Government [5]

Economics [5]

(b) English Language Arts

English 9 (H) [10]

English 10 (H) [10]

English 11 (H) or AP English Language [10]

English 12 (H) or AP English Literature [10]

(c) Mathematics

Integrated Math I or Integrated Math 2 [10]

Integrated Math 2 or Integrated Math 3 [10]

Integrated Math 3 or Pre-Calculus [10]

Pre-Calculus, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC or Statistics [10]

(d) Laboratory Science

Biology or Environmental Science [10]

Chemistry or Environmental Science [10]

Chemistry or Environmental Science [10]

Other Laboratory Science [10]

(e) Language other than English

Spanish 1 or Other Language [10]

Spanish 2 or Other Language [10]

Spanish 3 or AP Spanish Language [10]

 

Spanish 4 or AP Spanish Literature [10]

(f) Visual and Performing Arts

 

 

Music, Dance, Drama, Art or Art History [10]

Music, Dance, Drama, Art or Art History [10]

(g) College Preparatory Elective

English Support or

Math Support or

Other Elective [10]

Other Elective [10]

Other Elective [10]

Other Elective [10]

Other

Physical Education/Health [10]

Advisory [5]

Physical Education/Life Skills [10]

Advisory [5]

Advisory [5]

Advisory [5]