Students at El Camino High School are held to the same state standards and graduation requirements as they are at the comprehensive high school (220 credits, completion of Algebra I, and a 2.0 grade point average.
El Camino High School offers its students a CASHEE prep program known as the CASHEE Carousel of Success. The program offers students intensive instruction in each content strand of the CASHEE. Pass rates on the CASHEE for El Camino High School students continue to rate on par with their comprehensive school peers. Moreover, student exit exam success has contributed greatly to overall school achievement, as evidenced by three consecutive years of significant API growth.
Report cards are mailed home in a progress report forum and are issued at the end of each quarter as well as at the end of each semester.
GRADUATION SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS
|Fine Arts or Foreign Language or Industrial Arts||20|
|Required Subject Area Credits||165|
|Required Elective Credits||55|
*Students must pass Algebra I as part of the mathematics requirement. Algebra I can be taken for a total of 20 credits. All students must remain enrolled in Algebra I until this requirement is met.
**Students are also required to have a cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.0 to meet graduation requirements. Students who do not meet this requirement must retake classes in which they earned a grade of “D” or “F” in order to raise the grade point average to a 2.0.
Provisions are made for students to gain extra credit outside the classroom. These extra credit programs must be worked out in advance with the student’s counselor and teachers.