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A C A D E M I C S   A T   M O N T E  V I S T A
Monte Vista High School is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and follows the California State Board of Education's Content Standards. Course work is designed to prepare students for college, work and life. To graduate, a student must complete 220 credits in English, math, science,social science, arts, electives and physical education. Students must also fulfill a technology requirement, complete a post-secondary plan and pass the California High School Exit Exam.

Graduation Requirements for High School Diploma

                                                                                                                                                9th          10th          11th         12th
 English (40 Credits Required)  X  X  X  X
 Math (30 Credits Required)  X  X  X  
 Science (20 Credits Required)  X  X
 
 Social Science (35 Credits Required)  .5  X  X  X
 Visual/Performing Arts or Foreign Language (10 Credits Required)  X      
 Electives (65 Credits Required)  X  X  X  X
 Physical Education (20 Credits Required)  X  X    

A-G Requirements for UC and CSU Schools
Students wishing to attend a UC or CSU school should complete the A-G Requirements below:
                                                                                                                                                9th            10th          11th          12th
 English (40 Credits Required) X
 Math (30 Credits Required/40 Suggested) - Alg I & II, Geom
 Science (20 Credits Required/30 suggested) - Including Lab X X S  
 Social Science (20 Credits Required) - World, US/Government    
 Foreign Language (20 Credits Required/30 Suggested)   
 Visual/Performing Arts (10 Credits Required)      
 Academic Elective (10 Credits Required) X      

X - Required   S - Suggested