Estrella High School offers students two options for graduation.
Students are required to graduate with a total 22 credits (whether or not they are planning to attend a four year college or university) and participate in state testing.
Courses Credits Required
English 4 credits
Mathematics 4 credits
Science 3 credits
Social Studies 3 credits
Fine Arts 1 credit
General Electives 7 credits
(Foreign Language 2 credits*)
Total Credits 22
*Those students not going to a four year college or university upon graduation may take two additional credits of electives as opposed to a foreign language.
Students must attend Estrella High School a minimum of two blocks in order to graduate (regardless of credits earned from other institutions), unless the student transfers from another Leona school in good standing.
Students may not participate in the graduation ceremony unless they have completed the credit and testing requirements. Students who will graduate during the early blocks will receive a graduation certificate. A diploma will only be handed out at the end of the year ceremony to all graduates. Students graduating in the top 15% or higher are considered honors graduates.
Required Core Courses
English: ELA 9-1 & 9-2, ELA 10-1 & 10-2, ELA 11-1 & 11-2, ELA 12-1 & 12-2
Mathematics: Algebra 1-1 & 1-2, Geometry 1 & 2, Algebra 2-1 & 2-2, Senior Math & Statistics
Science: Physical & Life
Social Studies: World History 1 & 2, US History 1 & 2, Government, Economics