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Credit Recovery

WCHS offers a variety of ways for students to make up lost credits. Credit Recovery classes are offered on the WCHS campus after school. Classes are also offered at Mt. San Antonio Community College in the evening.

Please contact your Counselor for more information on class availability and enrollment procedures.

Credits

Required Courses and Credits

Credit is earned for grades of A through D in all courses. Standard credit is 5 units for each semester course passed. An “F” or “WF” earns zero credit. To receive a high school diploma from West Covina Unified School District, students must complete the following credits:

Course Term Credits
English:       4 years  40
American Government: 1 semester   5
Economics: 1 semester   5
U.S. History: 1 year 10
World History/Cultures: 1 year 10
Computer Literacy: 1 semester 5

Mathematics:                                                     

2 years 20

Must complete 10 credits of Algebra I or above

   
Health: 1 semester 5
Science:  2 years  20
           10 credits in a Life Science    
           10 credits in a Physical Science    
Physical Education: 2 years 20
Fine Arts/Foreign Language: 1 year 10
Academic Breadth Requirement: 1 semester 5
Elective Credits: 6.5 classes 65
Graduation Requirements:    220 Credits

In addition to completing the required 220 credits, students must pass the California High School Exit Exam  to earn a high school diploma. The exam is administered multiple times beginning in March of the student’s sophomore year.