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Graduation Requirements

WCCUSD Graduation Requirements as of 03/12/2020:

All of the below require a D- or higher in order to earn credits; a C- or higher in order to advance to the next level in Science, Math or Language Other Than English, and a C- or higher to stay qualified to apply for a 4-year college/university

  • 3 years of History/Social Studies including one year each of World History, US History, and American Gov/Econ
  • 4 years of English
  • 3 years of Math
  • 2 years of Science including one year each of Biology and Chemistry
  • 1 year of Language other than English
  • 1 year of Art/Music/Theater
  • 2 years of PE
  • a total of 65 credits of Electives

Service Learning/Community Service is no longer a graduation requirement.

To APPLY for a 4 year college/university, in addition to the above required credits, you MUST:

  • take AT LEAST 2 years of a Language other than English.
  • Earn a semester grade of C- or higher in ALL required classes OR if you earn a D/F, retake the class or semester and earn a C- or higher.


Most colleges/universities RECOMMEND that you take 4 YEARS of MATH AND at least 3 YEARS of SCIENCE