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Graduation Info

Graduation

Graduation will be Thursday June 15, 2023 at 2:30 p.m. Our graduation ceremony is a cap and gown ceremony and will be held in the quad at Valley Vista. Tickets are required. All students are guaranteed 5 tickets and families may request an addition 5 tickets using the ticket request form that will be provided in March, 2023. Caps and gowns can be purchased online using this link: https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1013261/Valley-Vista-High-School/ All online orders must be placed by April 26. After that, caps and gowns must be purchased in person at Scott Graduation in Costa Mesa. Students who would like to borrow a cap and gown can see Mrs. Schiavone in the office or email her at [email protected]. Borrowed caps and gowns will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis.

 

CLASSES/GRADES/CREDITS

Graduation Requirements

  • Students must earn 220 required credits in all academic core (155 credits) and additional elective areas in order to receive a high school diploma.
  • Students must complete four years of high school.

CREDITS REQUIRED

End of 9th grade

60 credits

End of 11th grade

170 credits

End of 10th grade

120 credits

End of 12th grade

220 credits


HBUHSD Graduation Requirements: total 220

Students may earn a maximum of 40 credits per semester.

Courses Required: (One Year = 10 credits)

English*

4 years

40 credits

Physical Education

2 years

20 credits

World History

1 year

10 credits

Health

1 semester

5 credits

U. S. History

1 year

10 credits

Physical Science

1 year

10 credits

U. S. Government

1 semester

5 credits

Biology

1 year

10 credits

Math(including  Algebra** or above)

1 year

10 credits

Visual & Performing Arts or Career Technical Education

1 year

10 credits

Mathematics (add’l 2 yrs)

2 years

20 credits

Economics

1 semester

5 credits

Arts and/or Foreign Language (1 year must be either Foreign Language or Visual / Performing Arts) or Career Technical Education