Graduation Requirements

We at Price align our high school graduation requirements with those necessary to attend California’s public 4-year colleges & universities. Below are the graduation requirements for Price Schools, and California State University and University of California systems

A. SOCIAL STUDIES

PRICE HIGH SCHOOL (PRICE) 3 YEARS (30 credits): Including one year of World History, cultures, and historical geography and one year of U.S. History or one-half year of U.S. History and one-half year of civics or American Government. Government/Economics

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY (CSU) 2 YEARS: Including one year of World History, cultures, and historical geography and one-half year of U.S. History or one-half year of civics or American Government.

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA (UC) 2 YEARS: Including one year of World History, cultures, and historical geography and one-half year of U.S. History or one-half year of civics or American Government.

(honors/AP recommended)

B. ENGLISH

PRICE 4 YEARS (40 credits)

CSU 4 YEARS

UC 4 YEARS

(honors/AP recommended)

 C. MATH

PRICE 3 YEARS (30 credits): Three years of college preparatory mathematics that include the topics covered in elementary and advanced algebra along with two and three dimensional geometry.

CSU 3 YEARS:Three years of college preparatory mathematics that include the topics covered in elementary and advanced algebra along with two and three dimensional geometry.

UC 3 YEARS: (4 years recommended) Three years of college preparatory mathematics that include the topics covered in elementary and advanced algebra along with two and three dimensional geometry.

(honors/AP recommended)

 D. SCIENCE

PRICE 2 YEARS (20 credits): Two years of laboratory science providing fundamental knowledge in at least two of the following disciplines: biology, chemistry, and physics.

CSU 2 YEARS LAB SCIENCE: Two years of laboratory science providing fundamental knowledge in at least two of the following disciplines: biology, chemistry, and physics.

UC 2 YEARS LAB SCIENCE:(3 years recommended) Two years of laboratory science providing fundamental knowledge in at least two of the following disciplines: biology, chemistry, and physics.

(honors/AP recommended)

E. FOREIGN LANGUAGE

PRICE 2 YEARS (20 credits): (same language)

CSU 2 YEARS: (same language) American Sign Language is applicable

UC 2 YEARS:(3 years recommended)(same language)

American Sign Language is applicable

F. VISUAL /PERFORMING ARTS

PRICE 1 YEAR (10 credits)

CSU/ UC 1 YEAR: dance, drama or theatre, music or visual art

G. COLLEGE PREP ELECTIVES

PRICE 1 YEAR (10 credits)One year (two semesters), chosen from additional “a-f” courses beyond those used to satisfy the requirements above, or courses that have been approved solely for the use as “g” electives.

CSU/UC 1 YEAR: One year (two semesters), chosen from additional “a-f” courses beyond those used to satisfy the requirements above, or courses that have been approved solely for the use as “g” electives.

 PHYSICAL EDUCATION 2 YEARS (20 credits) H.S. Graduation Requirement Only

 HEALTH 1 QUARTERS (5 credits) H.S. Graduation Requirement Only

COMPUTER SCIENCE 1 YEAR (10 credits) H.S. Graduation Requirement Only

 ELECTIVES 65 Credits H.S. Graduation Requirement Only

 BIBLE 4 YEARS (40 credits) H.S. Graduation Requirement Only

SENIOR WRITING 2 QUARTERS (10 credits) H.S. Graduation Requirement Only

COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS 100 hours by the end of the 3rd qtr of the senior year H.S. Graduation Requirement Only Community Service Hours are supplements to transcripts H.S. Graduation Requirement Only Community Service Hours are supplements to transcripts

TESTS PSAT (junior year) SAT I or ACT, ELM, EPT SAT I and SAT II (Essay) and ACT

Total Credits: 270