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Graduation Requirements

A total of 42.75 credits are required to graduate

  • 23.75 credits of General Studies
  • 19 credits of Torah Studies

1 credit   = 1 full year
.5 credit = 1 semester

General Studies Course Graduation Requirements

English

4 credits

Mathematics

3 credits

World Languages

2 credits

Science

3 credits

History

4 credits

Physical Education

2 credits

Fine Arts

2 credits

Technology

.25 credit

Health

.5 credit

Electives

3 credits

 

Torah Studies Course Graduation Requirements

Chumash

4 credits

Navi/Ketuvim

4 credits

Jewish Law

4 credits

Jewish History

3 credits

Tefillah

4 credits

Please Note the Following:

  • All students are required to take at least 5 General Studies classes and 4 Torah Studies classes each semester.
  • Seniors may only take a maximum of 4 AP courses.
  • All courses required for graduation must be passed with a grade of "D" or better.
  • Students who receive an "F" in any required subject must repeat the subject or make up the equivalent units in an approved course. 

 

 
UC Admissions Requirements  
A-G courses 
UC approved courses
 
To be considered for admission, you must complete 15 yearlong high school courses with a grade of C or better — at least 11 of them prior to your senior year.
 
 
Area Subject Years
a. History/social science
  • one year of world or European history, cultures and geography (may be a single yearlong course or two one-semester courses), and
  • one year of U.S. history or one-half year of U.S. history and one-half year of civics or American government
2
b. English
  • Four years of college-preparatory English that include frequent writing, from brainstorming to final paper, as well as reading of classic and modern literature. No more than one year of ESL-type courses can be used to meet this requirement.

4
c. Mathematics 
  • Three years (four years recommended) of college-preparatory mathematics that include the topics covered in elementary and advanced algebra and two- and three-dimensional geometry. Approved integrated math courses may be used to fulfill part or all of this requirement, as may math courses taken in the seventh and eighth grades if the high school accepts them as equivalent to its own courses.
3
d. Laboratory science
  • Two years (three years recommended) of laboratory science providing fundamental knowledge in two of these three foundational subjects: biology, chemistry and physics. The final two years of an approved three-year integrated science program that provides rigorous coverage of at least two of the three foundational subjects may be used to fulfill this requirement. A yearlong interdisciplinary science course can meet one year of this requirement.
2
e. Language other than English
  • Two years, or equivalent to the 2nd level of high school instruction, of the same language other than English are required. (Three years/3rd level of high school instruction recommended). Courses should emphasize speaking and understanding, and include instruction in grammar, vocabulary, reading, composition and culture. American Sign Language and classical languages, such as Latin and Greek, are acceptable. Courses taken in the seventh and eighth grades may be used to fulfill part or all of this requirement if the high school accepts them as equivalent to its own courses.
2
f. Visual and performing arts
  • One yearlong course of visual and performing arts chosen from the following: dance, drama/theater, music or visual art
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g. College-preparatory elective
  • One year (two semesters), in addition to those required in "a-f" above, chosen from the following areas: visual and performing arts, history, social science, English, advanced mathematics, laboratory science and language other than English (a third year in the language used for the "e" requirement or two years of another language)
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