Welcome to LAUSD's "In Person" K-12 Independent Study School.  Our program is WASC accredited and NCAA certified.  Students who graduate from our program will receive an official LAUSD diploma.

LAUSD Graduation Requirements

To ensure all LAUSD graduates have the option to enroll directly into a university and be prepared for a career, the District has implemented a College and Career Readiness through A-G initiative. LAUSD has aligned its graduation requirements with the California State University (CSU) A-G requirements, beginning with the graduating class of 2016. Students must earn a grade of "D" or better in "A-G" courses and meet California Department of Education Requirements in addition to satisfying LAUSD additional requirements for graduation. Your high school diploma is a document that gives students the choice to transition straight into a college or into a career.  Watch this video for more details.
Subject Requirements   Comments
A. History/Social Science
1 year World History
1 year U.S. History 
 No Validation
B. English  4 years   No Validation
C. Math 3 years   Validation*
D. Laboratory Science 2 years   Validation*
E. Language Other Than English  2 years   Validation*
F. Visual & Performing Arts 1 year   No Validation
G. College Preparatory Elective 1 year   No Validation
Additional Requirements    
Principles of American Democracy 1 semester   
Economics 1 semester   
Physical Education 2 years   
Health 1 semester   
Total Numerical Credits 210    
Non-Course Requirements    
Service Learning    
Career Pathway    
Students graduating in the classes of 2016 - 2019 must pass "A-G" courses with a grade of D or better.
Semester courses earn 5 credits. Yearlong courses earn 10 credits. Exams do not earn any credits.
*Validation occurs when a student has successfully completed advanced work (earning a grade of C or better) in an area of sequential knowledge.