Santa Clara High School is a private, Catholic, co-ed, college preparatory high school located in Ventura County in the beautiful city of Oxnard, CA. The school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and Western Catholic Education Association.
The school follows a semester system. The first semester contains: Quarter 1, Quarter 2, and a final exam. The second semester contains: Quarter 3, Quarter 4, and a final exam. Each quarter is worth 40% of a student’s semester grade. The final exam is worth 20% of a student’s semester grade.
As a Catholic, co-ed, college preparatory high school we offer college preparatory courses, Advanced courses and seven Advanced Placement courses such as Calculus AB, English Language, English Literature, European History, Government and Politics U.S., Studio Art 2-D Design and U.S. History. Additionally, the school offers 5 Honors courses: Algebra II, English II, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, and Spanish III.
In order to graduate, a student must earn a total of 240 credits: Religion - 40 credits, English - 40 credits, Mathematics - 30 credits, History/Social Science - 30 credits, Science - 20 credits, Foreign Language - 20 credits, Visual and Performing Arts - 10 credits, Computer Science - 5 credits, Physical Education - 5 credits, Health - 5 credits, Electives - 35 credits. Our educational services are predominantly governed by the Archdioceses of Los Angeles which are aligned with the California State University and University of California systems.
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