Courses of Study ~ Diploma
The Salinas Union High School District requires 220 credits for graduation from El Puente High School. We offer a full course of study to complete requirements. The following are the required courses for graduation:
Subject Credits Needed English 40 Math 30 Life Science 10 Physical Science 10 World History 10 US History 10 Government 5 Economics 5 Vocational Education 10 Foreign Language 20 Fine Arts 10 Health 10 Electives 30 Physical Education 20
You are also required to:
- Maintain 85% attendance for all 4 years.
- Complete 60 hours of Community Service.
- Have a minimum GPA of 2.0
Students who complete all graduation requirements before the school year is over can withdraw from school early. They are dropped and return at the end of the year to participate in the graduation ceremony.
*Not only do we offer electives on site, but a number of electives are offered through ROP. We encourage El Puente School students to enroll in ROP courses to learn valuable job skills and to earn additional credits toward graduation. Please make an appointment with the your counselor for details.