Graduation Requirements

Diploma Options

  • Basic Diploma
  • Basic Diploma, with College Preparatory Requirements
  • Central California Conference Advanced Honors Diploma

A Diploma will be granted to a student

  • Who has been in attendance for the final semester of the senior year
  • Whose conduct and attendance has been satisfactory
  • Who has met 10th grade proficiency requirements in Reading, Math & Language
  • Who has completed in a satisfactory manner the course work as listed for the following diploma options:

Basic Diploma: Minimum Total – 240 Semester Units

  • Computers – 10 Semester Units
  • Mathematics – 20 Semester Units * Must pass Algebra I
  • Electives – 25 Semester Units
  • English – 40 Semester Units
  • Physical Education – 30 Semester Units
  • Fine Arts – 10 Semester Units
  • Religion – 40 Semester Units
  • Health – 5 Semester Units
  • Science – 20 Semester Units
  • Life Skills – 10 Semester Units
  • Social Science – 30 Semester Units

Basic Diploma with College Preparatory Requirements: Minimum Total – 280 Semester Units

  • All of the previously listed Basic Diploma requirements with the following additions:
  • A grade of C or better in all classes
  • Modern Language – 20 Semester Units
  • Fine Arts – 10 Semester Units
  • Science – 10 (30 Lab) Semester Units
  • Mathematics – 10 Semester Units
  • *Must include passing Geometry

Central California Conference Advanced Honors Diploma: Minimum Total – 300 Semester Units

  • All of the College Preparatory requirements with the following additions:
  • A grade of B or better in all high school classes
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Senior Project (5 Semester Units)
  • 20 hours of Honors courses
  • Minimum Competency must be 12th grade or higher in the areas of Math, Reading and Writing
  • Graduation Cord Significance
  • Gold = Graduating with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Silver = Graduating with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 to 3.49
  • Blue = Awarded to students who have been in full time attendance at MAA or CVCA for 12 or 13 years
  • Green = Awarded to students who have been in full time attendance at CVCA in grades 9-12
  • CCC Advanced Honors Diploma Medallions will be awarded at commencement
  • Participation in Graduation Exercises for Seniors in 12th grade

Seniors must have successfully completed all requirements for graduation by the end of the school year to be able to march during graduation exercises. These requirements include passing all required classes, meeting minimum proficiency requirements, and the school having received official notification that all correspondence work and/or courses for transfer credits have been successfully completed at least two (2) weeks prior to graduation.