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We have a NEW phone number. The JGHS Direct line is (562) 210-3000.                                                                  Graduation is Wednesday May 31st at 6:30 pm at Excelsior Stadium                                       Last Day of School is Thursday June 1st with a 1:15pm dismissal.                                                                              Summer School Starts Monday June 5th at 7:30 am. Contact your counselor for details.                                                          Drama students competed in the Thespian Festival this past weekend. Giovanni Gallegos and Marissa Hinojos both won Superior awards while Liliana Barajas won an ultimate superior award for Monologue. Top 15% in the state. They are headed to Nebraska this summer! Congratulations!                                                                                          
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Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements

 
Subject Area
 Credits Required Years Required
Social Sciences –
10 credits World History
10 credits U.S. History
5 credits Government
5 credits Economics
 
30
3
English –
Language Arts 9
Language Arts 10
Language Arts 11
Language Arts 12/ERWC/AP Eng. Lang
 
40
4
Mathematics – Must include completion of 10 credits of Algebra
30
3
Science –
10 credits Life Science
10 credits Earth Science
 
20
2
Foreign Language/Fine Art/Career Technical Education
Must include credit from at least two different areas
 
20
2
Physical Education – Students may complete this requirement by taking BAND first semester ONLY
 
                                                                
20
 
 
2
 
 
 
Electives
 
 
60
 
 
 
 
TOTAL CREDITS NEEDED TO GRADUATE
 
 
220  
 
 
GRADE POINT AVERAGE (GPA) REQUIREMENT
Students must also have a cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.0 to meet graduation requirements.