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Commencement / Graduation Requirements

In order to be eligible for High School graduation from New Designs, you must fulfill the following requirements:

 

University Park.

  • 3 yrs. of Social Science
  • 4 yrs. of English
  • 4 yrs. of Mathematics (including Alg. I)
  • 3 yrs. of Lab Science
  • 2 yrs. of Foreign Language
  • 1 yr. of Visual/Performing Arts
  • 3 yrs. of Career Pathways
  • 1 semester of Engineering
  • 1 yr. of Information Technology
  • 2 yrs. of Physical Education
  • 1 semester of Health
  • 1 semester of Life Skills
  • 2 yrs. of College Preparatory Electives
  • 50 hours of Service Learning/Business Internship
  • 5 Grade Point Average or Better
  • A passing score on both CAHSEE sections

 

 

 

Watts Campus

  • 3 yrs. of Social Science
  • 4 yrs. of English
  • 4 yrs. of Mathematics (including Alg. I)
  • 3 yrs. of Lab Science
  • 2 yrs. of Foreign Language
  • 1 yr. of Visual/Performing Arts
  • 2 yrs. of Career Pathways
  • 1 yr. Engineering
  • 1 yr. of Information Technology
  • 2 yrs. of Physical Education
  • 1 semester of Health
  • 2 yrs. of College Preparatory Electives
  • 40 hours of Service Learning/Business Internship
  • 5 Grade Point Average or Better
  • A passing score on both CAHSEE sections

 

These requirements are the bare minimum in order to be eligible for high school graduation. New Designs' high school students are encouraged to take rigorous courses beyond those required, in order to be competitive for college admissions.