Academy of the Redwoods

ACADEMY OF THE REDWOODS HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

ACADEMY OF THE REDWOODS HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

 

 

All Academy of the Redwoods, Early College High School students are required to meet the following graduation requirements:

 

Complete A-G Coursework (10 high school credits is equivalent to 3 college units)

A-G Area

Subject

Requirement

Coursework

A

Social Science

2 years (20 credits)

US History, World History, College Courses*

B

English

4 years (40 credits)

English 1, English 2, English 3, English 4, College Courses*

C

Mathematics

3 years (30 credits)**

Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, College Courses*

D

Lab Sciences

2 years (20 credits)***

Biology, Chemistry, College Courses*

E

Foreign Language

2 years (20 credits)

2 years of the same language other than English*

F

Visual and Performing Arts

1 year (10 credits)

College Courses*

G

College Prep Elective

1 year (10 credits)

College Courses*

* Appropriately designated A-G College Coursework (see UC/CSU approved course list)

** One of these courses must meet or exceed the rigor of the content standards of Algebra 1

*** Including 1 Biological Science and 1 Physical Science

 

Additional Requirements

Subject

Requirement

Coursework

Physical Education

2 years (20 credits)

PE 1, PE2, Appropriate College Course+

Economics

½ year (5 credits)

Economics, Appropriate College Course+

Government

½ year (5 credits)

Government, Appropriate College Course+

College and Career Readiness

1 year (10 credits)

Foundations, Career Exploration, Appropriate College Course+

Additional Elective Coursework

50 credits

Additional High School and College Courses

50 hours of community service

Students must complete a total of 240 credits in order to graduate from Academy of the Redwoods.

·  150 credits of a-g coursework

·  90 credits of additional coursework

In order to graduate from Academy of the Redwoods all students are expected to complete at least 26 college units as part of their coursework or complete a degree or certificate through College of the Redwoods.

+ Must be approved by the principal and be discipline appropriate (PE requirements may be met through PE or Kinesiology coursework, the Government requirement may be met through Political Science coursework)