SAN MATEO UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
In order to earn a high school diploma a student must:
1) Pass required coursework listed in the chart below.
1 semester equals 5 credits; 1 year equals 10 credits.
2) Earn at least 220 credits.
9th – Contemporary World Studies,
1 semester 10th – Modern World History 1-2
11th – U.S. History 1-2
12th – Government and Economics
1 year in a Biological and 1 year in a Physical
At least one science must meet University of California “D” requirement
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION (C.T.E.)
1 year by the end of 10th grade
1 semester - completed in 9th grade
2 years - completed in 9th and 10th grades
40 credits to meet credit requirement
CREDITS NEEDED FOR GRADUATION