ALAMEDA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
Graduation is based upon the accumulation of a minimum of 230 credits, completion of all subject requirements and passing district competency exams in reading, writing and math. With the exception of ROP classes, 5 credits are given for each semester successfully completed.
Students are required to meet the following additional requirements:
1. English - A student must earn forty (40) credits (four years) in courses offered by the English Department under its regular sequential program of instruction.
2. Social Science - A student must earn thirty (30) credits (three years) of social science, including 10 credits in Modern World History, 10 credits in U.S. History, 5 credits in American Government and 5 credits in Economics.
3. Mathematics - A student must earn twenty (20) credits (two years) in mathematics. All students in the 9th and 10th grade years take a traditional sequence of Algebra A, Algebra B, or Algebra 1, Geometry and Algebra 2. The sequences are aligned with the state framework.
4. Science - A student must earn twenty (20) credits (two years) in science, including 10 credits in physical science and 10 credits in biological life science.