Graduation & A-G College Requirements
High School Graduation RequirementsStudents shall receive diplomas of graduation from high school only after completing the prescribed course of study and meeting the proficiency standards established by the Campbell Union High School District (CUHSD). The prescribed course of study for students shall include the following: (Education Code 51225.3)
|Social Science||3 years||30 credits|
|English||4 years||40 credits|
|Math||3 years||30 credits|
|Science||3 years||30 credits|
|Language other than English (LOTE)||2 years||20 credits|
|Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA)||1 year||10 credits|
|Career Technical Education (CTE) or VAPA||1 year of CTE course (unless 2 years of VAPA completed)||10 credits|
|Physical Education (PE)||2 years||20 credits|
|College Prep Elective||1 year||10 credits|
|General Electives||2 years||20 credits|
Required for Graduation
- Earn a minimum of 220 credits
- Pass required courses with a grade of D or better
Deficient in Credits
Meet with your counselor to create a plan for credit recovery.
Progress Reports and Report Cards
- Progress reports are issued for the 6-week and 12-week grading periods per semester.
- Final grades are issued at the end of the semester. These grades are permanent and are recorded onto the transcripts.
- Progress reports and semester grades can be viewed on Aeries.
A-G College Requirements
The A-G college requirements are a sequence of courses that students must complete with a grade letter of C or better to be minimally eligible for admission to the University of California (UC) and the California State University (CSU).
Below is a comparison of A-G college requirements and Westmont High School (CUHSD) graduation requirements. As you can see, Westmont's requirements meet or exceed the minimum admissions requirement for a UC or CSU.
|A-G REQUIREMENTS||NUMBER OF YEARS||CUHSD REQUIREMENTS|
|A) History and Social Science||2 years||3 years|
|B) English||4 years||4 years|
|C) Math||3 years/4 recommended||3 years|
|D) Lab Sciences||2 years/3 recommended||3 years|
|E) Language other than English||2 years/3 recommended||2 years|
|F) Visual & Performing Arts||1 year||1 year|
|G) College Preparatory Elective||1 year||1 year|