East Bakersfield High School

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Graduation Requirements

Subject   Semester Credits
Social Studies   30
  World History, Culture, Geography 10
  American History and Geography 10
  American Government, Civics 5
  Economics 5
Mathematics All students must pass Algebra or an approved sequence of courses covering the Algebra standard (Ed. Code 51224.5) in grades 7-12 30
Science   20
  Physical Science 10
  Biological Science 10
Physical Education*   20
Foreign Language/Fine Arts 10 semester periods in either subject area 10
Health   5
Electives No more than twenty units may be in "service courses." These units are limited to the junior and senior years without prior approval of the principal's designee; and are limited to ten (10) units per year without prior approval of the principal's designee. 65
Total Units to Graduate   220

Physical Education Exceptions:

  • Off-Campus ROP: Eleventh and twelfth grade students enrolled in an off-campus three-hour ROP class will be exempted from five (5) semester periods of physical education requirements for each semester enrolled in ROP (Education Code 52316).
  • ROTC: Students enrolled in ROTC will be exempted from five (5) semester periods of physical education requirements for each year enrolled in ROTC.