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High School Diploma Requirements

All diploma graduates are required to pass the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE). The Alameda Unified School District Adult School high school diploma may be granted to students who successfully complete the requirements in either of the following:



  • 40 Units English
  • 20 Units Mathematics (including 10 units of Algebra)
  • 20 Units - 10 Physical/10 Biological Science
  • 10 Units United States History
  • 10 Units World History and Geography
  • 5 Units American Government
  • 5 Units Economics
  • 20 Units Foreign Language/Vocational Education/Fine Arts
  • 50 Units Elective

180 Units Total

Take and pass CAHSEE .


  • 10 Units English
  • 10 Units Algebra
  • 10 Units United States History
  • 5 Units American Government
  • 5 Units Economics

Pass the GED®  Test (General Educational Development) with a minimum average score of 450.

Take and pass CAHSEE .