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Academics At Monte Vista

Monte Vista High School is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and follows the California State Board of Education's Content Standards. Course work is designed to prepare students for college, work and life. To graduate, a student must complete 220 credits in English, math, science,social science, arts, electives and physical education.

Graduation Requirements for High School Diploma

9th 10th 11th 12th
 English (40 Credits Required) x  x  x x
 Math (30 Credits Required)  x  x  x
 Science (20 Credits Required)  x  x    
 Social Science (35 Credits Required)  .5  x  x x
 Visual/Performing Arts or Foreign Language (10 Credits Required)  x      
 Electives (65 Credits Required)  x  x  x x
 Physical Education (20 Credits Required)  x  x    

A-G Requirements for UC and CSU Schools

Students wishing to attend a UC or CSU school should complete the A-G Requirements below:

9th 10th 11th 12th
 English (40 Credits Required) x  x  x x
 Math (30 Credits Required/40 Suggested) - Alg I & II, Geom  x  x  x s
 Science (20 Credits Required/30 suggested) - Including Lab  x  x  
 Social Science (20 Credits Required) - World, US/Government  x  x  
 Foreign Language (20 Credits Required/30 Suggested)   x  x s  
 Visual/Performing Arts (10 Credits Required)  x    
 Academic Elective (10 Credits Required)  x      
X - Required   S - Suggested