Academics

Graduation Requirements

Graduation-requirementExcelsior Academy aligns its graduation requirements with the local school districts.  Students are required to successfully complete a variety of courses in multiple subject areas. Courses are designed and implemented in accordance with the California State Curriculum Frameworks

High School Diploma Graduation Requirements

Each Semester Class is 1 unit each for a total of 44 units needed to graduate

English Language Arts (4 Years):

  • English 1 A/B
  • English 2 A/B
  • English 3 A/B
  • English 4 A/B

Mathematics (3 years):

  • Algebra 1
  • Geometry
  • Algebra 2 or Consumer Math (Depending On Student)

Science (3 years):

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics

Social Studies (3 years):

  • World History
  • US History
  • Government/Economics

Foreign Language (2 years, beginning with class of 2015):

  • Spanish 1
  • Spanish 2

Fine Arts (1 Year):

  • Art or Music

Physical Education (2 years):

  • PE 1
  • PE 2

Electives (8 Units):

 

  • Transition