Graduation will be authorized by the Board of Education and a diploma will be granted to all students who have earned a minimum of 215 semester units of credit during grades 9-12, pass the High School Exit Exam, and meet Irvine Unified School District diploma requirements.
Note: A course taken for a single block for a semester, or a double block every other day for a semester, normally earns five semester units of credit. A course taken for a double block every day for a semester, normally earns ten semester units of credit. A course counts in only one category. For planning purposes, the following is provided.
May include 10 units of ELD 2
Class of 2010 = 30 Effective class of 2011 and beyond= 40
Must include Alg I
30* Must complete Alg II
Social Science units must include:
Foreign Language or Fine Arts (10 units of one or 10 of the other)
Classes through 2011= 2.5
Effective class of 2012 = 5
Political Science & Economics may be applied towards this requirement