Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements

Notre Dame’s college preparatory courses meet the California College Board A-G requirements for college preparatory curriculum. Students who graduate from Notre Dame are college-ready applicants and are able to apply to University of California and California’s State University systems, as well as the best nationally recognized colleges and universities. The minimum requirement for graduation from Notre Dame High School is 240 units and 100 community service hours:
Religion
English
Mathematics
Social Studies
Science
Fine Arts
Physical Education
Speech
Media Literacy
Electives
Community Service Hours
40 units
40 units
30 units
30 units*
20 units
10 units
20 units**
10 units
10 units
30 units
100 hours
*Must include 10 units of World History, 10 units of U.S. History, 5 units of Government, and 5 units of Economics or the A.P. course equivalent of either Government or Economics.

**Sophomore P.E. requirements may be satisfied by participation in Varsity Interscholastic sports and by meeting designated criteria established by each sport.

Service Hour Requirements

Students are required to document participation in the required minimum community service hours defined by class level:
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Seniors
15 hours
20 hours
30 hours
35 hours
Service activities must be with a recognized non-profit organization and service activities may not result in monetary reward, an academic letter grade, or graduation credits. Activities may occur on the school campus for those students who are too young to drive; however, all students are expected to include service hours from both civic and parish communities.
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