Graduation Requirements


Preparing Online School Students for Graduation


California Connections Academy provides in-depth support to ensure that online school students understand their graduation requirements and are well prepared for life beyond high school.

High School Graduation Requirements

California Connections Academy high school students must successfully earn a minimum of 22 Carnegie units of credit to graduate.

The course credits required to graduate from high school in California include:

  • English: 4 credits
  • Math: 2 credits (including Algebra)
  • Science: 3 credits (including Biology and Physical Science, Earth Science, Chemistry, or Physics)
  • Social studies: Social studies: 3 credits (including World History, U.S. History, Government and Economics)
  • Physical Education: 2 credits
  • Electives: 8 credits