Graduation Requirements

All Cal Coast Academy graduates must fulfill the following school and UC/CSU graduation requirements:

1. Complete a minimum of 230 credits. Five credits are awarded for completion of a semester course. The following credits are required for graduation:

  • English : 40 credits, 4 years (English 9, 10, 11, 12)
  • Mathematics : 30 credits, 3 years (Algebra I required)
  • Social Studies : 30 credits, 3 years (World History, US History, Government, and Economics)
  • Science : 20 credits, 2 years (1 yea Biological and 1 year Physical)
  • PE : 20 credits, 2 years
  • Practical Arts : 10 credits, 1 year
  • Visual & Performing Arts : 10 credits, 1 year
  • Health : 5 credits, 1 semester
  • Electives : 65 credits (30 credits must be from a World Language)

2. Complete 100 hours of documented Community Service
3. Complete 3 years of the same World Language

Graduation requirements will not be waived. For-credit courses are available before and after school hours for any student needing to fulfill graduation requirements or make up missing credits. Accredited courses are also offered by Cal Coast Academy during Summer.

Independent PE credits are also available for the students who qualify.




The Cal Coast Academy
school campuses will be
closed to students effective


We are committed to

operating our school in

a way that causes the
least amount of disruption

for our students and

families. For that reason,

we will continue to utilize

our distant learning

platform through the

remainder of the school



On behalf of all of us at

Cal Coast Academy,

we wish you health and

safety as we work through

these unprecedented

times together.





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