9 th GRADE PATRIOT SUCCESS NIGHT. HOW HIGH SCHOOL WORKS. Understanding Academics. Credits-what are your classes worth? How many credits will you earn each year? Progressing from one grade to the next What happens if you donâ€™t earn enough credit? Which courses are required for graduation?
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HOW HIGH SCHOOL WORKS
½ or .50Carnegie Units.
Most students will have earned24 unitsby the time they graduate
1st Semester2nd Semester
9th English A .50 9th English B .50
Math A .50 Math B .50
Science A .50 Science B .50
Health .50 Person Fit .50
Band (elective) .50 Band (elective) .50
German (elective) .50 German (elective) .50
Total 3 units Total 3 units
Total for the year = 6 units
For Promotion to the 10th Grade = 5.5 credits
9TH to 10th Grade = 5.5 units
10th to 11th Grade = 11.5 units
11th to 12th Grade = 17 units
Total Units to Graduate = minimum 23 units
4 units of English/Language Arts required, including:
Requirements for Health/PE
These tests are given in the 11th grade.