Santa Clara USD | BP 6146.5 Instruction
Elementary/Middle School Graduation Requirements
In order to recognize successful completion of elementary and middle school education, the Governing Board shall confer diplomas of graduation from elementary and middle schools and from special day and evening classes of elementary and middle grades.
(cf. 5127 - Graduation Ceremonies and Activities)
Diplomas shall be awarded only to students who have completed the course of study prescribed by law and the district. (Education Code 51402)
(cf. 6011 - Academic Standards)
(cf. 6143 - Courses of Study)
In addition, students shall meet district requirements for promotion based on grades, assessments or other indicators as specified in Board policy and administrative regulation.
(cf. 5121 - Grades/Evaluation of Student Achievement)
(cf. 5123 - Promotion/Acceleration/Retention)
(cf. 6162.5 - Student Assessment)
Elementary Programs in Adult Schools
The Board shall prescribe requirements for eighth-grade graduation from an adult school. (Education Code 52510)
The Board shall award diplomas or certificates to adults and eligible minors enrolled in adult schools upon satisfactory completion of a prescribed course of study in an elementary school program.
(cf. 6200 - Adult Education)
60648 Minimum performance levels
Policy SANTA CLARA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: April 24, 2014 Santa Clara, California