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:
Community Service 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:
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.