La Quinta High School

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GGUSD Graduation Requirements
Subject 

GGUSD Graduation Requirements

Social Science World History — 1 year
U.S. History — 1 year
Civics — 1 semester
Economics — 1 semester
English 4 years
Mathematics 3 years
Science 2 years
(One year of a life science and one year of a physical science)
Fine Arts/Applied Arts 1 year – May be met by taking courses in art, music, speech, drama, applied arts, home economics, business, ROP or the third year of a foreign language.
Specified Electives 65 credits
These electives should be selected according to the student’s Personal Learning Plan with post-high school goals in mind.
Physical Education 2 years – grade 9 and 10
Health
1 semester of health education
High School Exit Exam
Pass CAHSEE in English and Math
Total Credits 220


GGUSD Course of Study

Program examples designed to meet district graduation and college entrance requirements

9th Grade

10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade

Four-Year University Preparation Course of Study

English 1P, H English 2P, H English 3P, AP English 4P, AP
Algebra 1P, Geometry, Algebra 2P, Algebra 2/Trig. H
Geometry, Algebra 2P, Algebra 2/Trig. H, Trigonometry/Statistics Pre-Calculus H Algebra 2P, Algebra 2/Trig. H, Trigonometry/Statistics, Pre-Calculus H, Calculus AB AP, Statistics AP
Algebra 2P, Algebra 2/Trig. H, Trigonometry/Statistics, Pre-Calculus H, Calculus AB or BC AP, Statistics AP
Biology P
Physical Science P, Chemistry P
Physical Science, Chemistry, Physics, Anatomy & Physiology, Biology AP,
Chemistry AP, Physics B AP,  Physics C AP
World Language
(Level 1 or 2)
World Language 
(Level 2 or 3)
World Language
(Level 3 or 4 recommended)
Elective
Visual & Performing Arts P
World History P, H
United States History P, AP
Civics/Economics P, Civics/Macroeconomics AP
Physical Education Physical Education Health Elective

AVID Preparation Course of Study

English 1P, H English 2P, H English 3P, AP English 4P, AP
Algebra 1P, Geometry, Algebra 2P, Algebra 2/Trig. H Geometry, Algebra 2P, Algebra 2/Trig. H, Trigonometry/Statistics Pre-Calculus H Algebra 2P, Algebra 2/Trig. H, Trigonometry/Statistics, Pre-Calculus H, Calculus AB AP, Statistics AP Algebra 2P, Algebra 2/Trig. H, Trigonometry/Statistics, Pre-Calculus H, Calculus AB or BC AP, Statistics AP
Biology Physical Science P, Chemistry P Physical Science, Chemistry, Physics, Anatomy & Physiology, Biology AP,
Chemistry AP, Physics B AP,  Physics C AP
Visual & Performing Arts or 4th Year of Science
World Language
(Level 1 or 2)
World Language 
(Level 2 or 3)
World Language
(Level 3 or 4 recommended)
Physical Education
Physical Education World History P, H United States History P, AP Civics/Economics P, Civics/Macroeconomics AP
AVID AVID AVID AVID