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Contact:
Lisa Williamson, Dean of Students (Last name A-L) Phone 209-887-3073 
Elsie Lazar, Academic Counselor (Last name M-Z) Phone 209-887-3073

Students must complete the number of credits listed below in order to be officially classified at each grade level:
 
  • Freshman-Completion of the eighth grade
  • Sophomore-Successful completion of at least 65 credits
  • Junior-Successful completion of at least 130 credits
  • Senior-Successful completion of at least 190 credits
 
Graduation Requirements
A minimum of 260 credits is required for graduation at Linden High School. A student earns five (5) credits for each subject successfully completed in a semester. Successful completion is defined as a semester grade of ā€œDā€ or better. There are two semesters per school year and students are required to attend seven classes each semester. The Linden Unified School District graduation requirements include the following:
 

SUBJECT

LHS GRADUATION

MINIMUM COLLEGE ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS UC & CSU **

English

40 credits/4 years

4 years

Math

20 credits/2 years, must include Int. Math 1 or Int. Math 1A & 1B

3 years, Int. Math 1 ( 1 A & 1 B), 2, 3 (4 years rec*)

Social Science

30 credits/3 years

1 year World History

1 year US History

1 year Econ/Amer Gov

2 years, including 1 year of World History and 1 year of US History

Science

20 credits/2 years, 1 year life science: Living Earth, Ag Living Earth, Anatomy, Biotech

1 year physical science: Chemistry, Ag Chemistry, Physics

 1 year life science: Living Earth, Ag Living Earth, Anatomy, Biotech

1 year physical science: Chemistry, Ag Chemistry, Physics (3 years rec*)

Visual & Performing Arts

 10 credits/1 year (satisfied by CTE or LOTE class)

 

 

1 year of Visual & Performing Arts

Language Other Then English

(LOTE)

 

2 years of the SAME  language Other Than English (3 years rec*)

Health/Driver's Ed & Financial Literacy

10 credits/1 year

***(CPR)

 

Physical Education (P.E.)

20 credits/2 years, 9th grade PE is required

 

Electives

110 credits/11 elective classes

1 year college prep elective course, A-G approved*

Assessments

ASVAB - 11th gr. (optional)

 

 

SBAC test- 11th gr.

 

College Entrance Exams

 

SAT/ACT

 
Rec = recommended, * 4th year of math, 3rd year of lab science, 3rd year of world language, Ag Science 1 or other A-G approved class

CTE - Career Technical Education

** A grade of C or better is required
 
*** (CPR) Other graduation requirements, including completion of CPR instruction, are also required to receive a diploma
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CREDIT SYSTEM
Five credits are awarded for each passed class. In order to pass a class a student must earn a grade of "D" or better. A grade of "F" receives no credit. Students are required to attend seven classes each semester. There are two semesters per school year. A student who passes every class each semester (35 credits X 2) earns seventy credits per year. During four years a student may earn two hundred eighty credits. Two hundred sixty credits are required to graduate. CLASS STATUS

Sophomore Status 65 units

Junior Status 130 units

Senior Status 190 units

Graduate Status 260 units

If you require any additional information, please call Mrs. Williamson or Mrs. Lazar at 887-3073.

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Academic Honor Block

To receive Academic Honor Block a student must have the minimum grade requirement for three consecutive quarters starting with the 4th quarter of the previous year. AP and CST grade changes are for semester grades only and do not count for honor block.

JV Honor Block-3.5 Minimum GPA for three consecutive quarters, student receives small academic block letter first year and an Academic pin thereafter.

Varsity Honor Block-4.0 Minimum GPA for three consecutive quarters, student receives a large academic block letter first year and a 4.0 pin thereafter.
Forms & Presentations
Course Catalog 2019-2020