CA Diploma Requirements

CA Scholars Diploma

Awarded to graduating seniors who have maintained a grade point average of at least 3.5 and taken 4 semesters of honors courses:

Subject………………………………………………………………………………………………………..Credits
Religion ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 4
English……………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 4
Math (Algebra I & II, Geometry, Pre-Calculus)……………………………………………………….4
Science: must include Science Concepts, Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or A &P……….4
Social Studies………………………………………………………………………………………………………3.5
Personal Finance…………………………………………………………………………………………………0.5
Foreign Language (two years of a single language)………………………………………………….2
Fine Arts……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..2
Practical Arts/Technology…………………………………………………………………………………….1
Wellness: 1 semester each of Health and PE……………………………………………………………1
P.E. (4 semesters in addition to Wellness course)……………………………………………………2
Community Service………………………………………………………………………………………………4
TOTAL………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..33

Service requirement is 20 hours (1 credit) per school year in attendance at Collegedale Academy beginning with the 2015-2016 school year.

College Preparatory Diploma

*Check with your post-secondary institution of choice for complete list of requirements for acceptance.
Awarded to graduating seniors who have earned 31 credits as outlined below:

Subject……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Credits
Religion………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 4
English…………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 4
Math ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 4
Science (Biology + Chemistry or Physics req.)………………………………………………………3
Social Studies………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 3.5
Personal Finance…………………………………………………………………………………………….. 0.5
Foreign Language (two years of a single language)……………………………………………… 2
Fine Arts…………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 2
Practical Arts/Technology………………………………………………………………………………… 1
Wellness: 1 semester each of Health and PE……………………………………………………….. 1
P.E. (4 semesters in addition to Wellness course)……………………………………………….. 2
Community Service……………………………………………………………………………………………4
TOTAL……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 31

Service requirement is 20 hours (1 credit) per school year in attendance at Collegedale Academy beginning with the 2015-2016 school year.

Standard Diploma:

Awarded to graduating seniors who have earned 29 credits as outlined below:
Subject………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Credits
Religion………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 4
English…………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 4
Math………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 4
Science (Biology + Chemistry or Physics req.)……………………………………………………. 3
Social Studies …………………………………………………………………………………………………. 3.5
Personal Finance……………………………………………………………………………………………… 0.5
Fine Arts…………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 2
Practical Arts/Technology…………………………………………………………………………………. 1
Wellness: 1 semester each of Health and PE………………………………………………………… 1
P.E. (4 semesters in addition to Wellness course)………………………………………………… 1.5
Community Service………………………………………………………………………………………….. 4
TOTAL……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 29

Service requirement is 20 hours (1 credit) per school year in attendance at Collegedale Academy beginning with the 2015-2016 school year.