Academic and Graduation Requirements
To graduate from high school, each student shall 1) achieve specified units of credit as determined by the State and the I.U.S.D Board of Education and outlined below, 2) make passing grades in all courses and have satisfactory records of attendance and conduct.
I GRADE LEVEL REQUIREMENTS – (Per State and District)
Grade 9 Grade 10
Physical Education Physical Education
English I, ELD English II, ELD
World Geography World Geography
Elective – IBT/Freshman Orientation Elective
Grade 11 Grade12
English III, ELD English IV, ELD
U.S. History-Geography Economics/Civics
Mathematics Electives or College Requirements
II CLASSIFICATION OF STUDENTS
Students must earn a minimum number of credits each year to progress to the next grade level. Students who do not meet the following minimum requirements will be reclassified to a lower grade level.
Grade 10 …………………………… 55 Credits 85 Credits
Grade 11 …………………………… 115 Credits 145 Credits
Grade 12 …………………………… 170 Credits 200 Credits
III BASIC GRADUATION REQURIEMENTS
English 40 Units
Social Studies 40 Units
Mathematics 30 Units
Science 20 Units
Physical Education 20 Units
Fine Arts or Foreign Language 10 Units
State Requirements 5 Units
165 or more required units
65 or more elective units
230 or more required for graduation
IV High School Exit Exam
Beginning with the class of 2006 all students completing grade twelve must pass the high school exit exam in language arts and math in order to receive a diploma.
The following lists of courses are those offered at Inglewood High School. In most departments the courses are shown in the sequence in which they are offered. Courses within the various departments meet or exceed the California State Standards as set forth in the Framework for California Public Schools. Each department has adopted ideas from the State Framework while retaining the best of traditional methods of teaching.
The courses are listed under the following departments:
English/Language Arts, Foreign Language, Mathematics, Physical Education, Science, History/Social Science, Visual and Performing Arts, Vocational Education, Non-Departmental, Special Education, Southern California Regional Occupational Center (SCROC).
Within each department students may participate in specific school programs such as:
HONORS- Honors classes are offered in English, math, social science, and science. Students are selected on the basis of test scores, grades, and recommendation from teachers and counselor. An honors class takes the students into more subject matter depth.
AP- Advanced Placement: A system by which college freshman may bypass entry-level courses by proving they have already taken the equivalent in high school. The college may award college credit if a student earns a certain grade on a specially designed College Board. Exam is at the conclusion of an AP course.
ELL- English Language Learner: Instruction designed to transition Limited English Proficient students from their primary language to English.
SDAIE– Special Designed Academic Instruction in English: In order to provide equal opportunity for academic achievement in the district’s regular course of study and to prevent any substantive academic deficits, each LEP (Limited English Proficient) student whose diagnosis makes it necessary, receives special designed academic instruction in English.