Adult High School Requirements

Adult High School Requirements

To graduate from the Placer School for Adults a student must be 18 years of age or older and must have completed the course requirements outlined below: (Please note that no student shall graduate from Placer School for Adults in advance of, or in concurrent with, the date of his/her normal high school class graduation.)

Graduation credit requirement is 200

Subject                                                         Credits

English                                                             40

Math                                                                 10

Algebra                                                             10

Social Studies                                                   30

    World Studies/Geography          10        

US History                                 10

    American Government (Civics)         5

          Economics                                    5        

Science                                                           20

 Biological Science                   10

          Physical Science                     10             

Fine Arts/Foreign Language                         10

Health & Safety                                               5

Technology/Computers                                2.5

College/Career Readiness                            2.5

Electives                                                        70

Total                                                            200

  1. Credit toward meeting the graduation requirements shall be awarded for the following:
    1. Credits earned at the Placer School for Adults.
    2. Credit transferred from public and private (including parochial) secondary and adult schools.
    3. Credit transferred from community colleges.
    4. Credit earned at public and private (including parochial) colleges and universities, including extension courses.
    5. Courses taken at approved trade, technical, and vocational schools.
    6. Courses taken in military and industrial training programs.
    7. Coursework and training taken in approved apprenticeship programs.
    8. Courses taken in CETA/JTPA classroom training programs.
    9. Courses completed in approved correspondence schools (maximum 40 credits).
    10. Work Achievement Credit (not to exceed 30 credits).
    11. Armed forces Basic Training (15 credits Military Science and Hygiene)
    12. Other verifiable education, training, and/or experience as approved and authorized by the Principal of the Placer School for Adults or his/her designee.