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Graduation Requirements

Santa Rosa City Schools

High School Graduation Requirements

A diploma of high school graduation shall be granted to any student who completes 220 credits in grades 9-12. (see below for specific coursework):


Class of 2022, 2023, 2024

Graduation Requirements

(Includes minimum college entrance coursework "a-g")

a. History/ Social Science 3 years (1 year of World History, 1 year of U.S. History, 1 year semester each of Government and Economics (30 credits)
b. English

4 years (40 credits)

c. Mathematics 3 years of Math, including Integrated Math 1, Math 2, and a level 3 Math course (30 credits)
d. Laboratory Science 2 years, to include 1 year of Physical Science and 1 year of Biological Science (20 credits)
e. Language other than English 2 years of the same Language other that English (20 credits)
f. Visual and Performing Arts 1 year (10 credits)
g. Elective 1 year of a "g" elective, plus and additional 40 credits, with a recommendation of at least 1 CTE course (50 credits, total)
Physical Education 2 years (20 credits)
Total Credits 220

Exceptions: Students with disabilities, students qualifying under AB167/216, and students approved to receive an alternative diploma through Ridgway High School (180 credits). For additional information, see BP6146.1.