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Graduation Requirements

OUSD Graduation Requirements

OCEANSIDE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

 

In order to graduate from Oceanside High School, the following requirements must be met:

  • 220 credits in specified categories noted below (1 semester = 5 credits)
  • Health Competency (by exam or coursework)

 

Subject Area

OUSD Requirements

UC Eligibility

CSU Eligibility

NCAA  Division 1 Eligibility

A

 

Social Studies


30 credits

Human Geography/World History

US History

Government (Civics) & Economics 

2 years

2 years

2 years

 

B

 

English


40 credits

English 9

English 10

English 11

Expository Reading & Writing

4 years

4 years

4 years

 

C

 

Math

 

30 credits

Math I (required)

Math II (required)


(30 credits must be completed at the High School)

3 years

4 recommended

(must take math in senior year)

3 years

(thru Math III)

3 years

(including Math I)

 

D

 

Science
 

20 credits

 1 year must include a lab

(1) life science

(1) physical science

2 years lab science

3 recommended

2 years lab science

2 years lab science

(natural or physical)

 

E

 

World Language
 

20 credits

2 years Same Language

2 years

3 recommended

2 years

N/A

 

F

 

Arts
 

10 credits

Visual, Performing or

    Practical Arts

Visual or

Performing Arts

1 year/1 course

Visual or

Performing Arts

1 year/1 course

N/A

G  

 

Electives
 

50 credits

 

MUST include one year-long college prep, elective

1 year, from areas above or other approved electives

1 year, from areas above or other approved electives

4 years (any of above core areas, World Language or Religious Studies) +1 year additional, English, math, or science course

Physical Education
 

20 credits

Including PE 9A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Total Credits

220 Credits

15 Core Course Units

15 Core Course Units

16 Core
 Course Units

 

Honors Graduation

Honors Candidates

Potential Honor Grads will be identified after 1st semester grades during their senior year.

Applications will be distributed to qualified candidates. 

All Deadlines must be met.

 

Honors Program Criteria

 

Students who complete all of the following by week 12 of 2nd semester senior year will be considered honor graduates:

* Four AP classes with passing grades (1 English, 1 Math or Science and 2 others), 1 must be taken Senior year

* Perform 50 verifiable hours of community service

* 9-12 GPA of 3.6 (not including PE or TA classes) at the end of the seventh semester

* An autobiographical essay in senior year (as required by UC application process)

* C's or higher in 2nd semester, 12-week progress report of their senior year

 

 

Regulation OCEANSIDE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

approved: March 8, 2011 Oceanside, California