American High School Diploma

AIA is dedicated to developing innovative learning solutions for students who desire educational opportunities that they cannot get from their present setting.  With that in mind, students are able to attain their high school diploma.  Due to the demanding nature of the program only students in 9th grade or higher can be enrolled. This is a blended learning program offering courses approved by the University of California.

 

By combining the successful completion of coursework from the students home country in combination with courses taken through AIA, students are eligible to attain an American high school diploma paving the way for their entrance into American universities. 

American High School Diploma

AIA is dedicated to developing innovative learning solutions for students who desire educational opportunities that they cannot get from their present setting.  With that in mind, students are able to attain their high school diploma.  Due to the demanding nature of the program only students in 9th grade or higher can be enrolled. This is a blended learning program offering courses approved by the University of California.

 

By combining the successful completion of coursework from the students home country in combination with courses taken through AIA, students are eligible to attain an American high school diploma paving the way for their entrance into American universities. 

Graduation Requirements

Aquinas International Academy (AIA) requirements for International students  are the same as for US students, except for the foreign language waiver. However, transfer credits may be granted upon approval of foreign school's curriculum/syllabus by AIA Administration.  Thus 24 total credits are required for graduation. Each course is one (1) credit and courses are one academic year long. 

AIA Requires 24 credits for graduation:

  • 4 English

  • 4 Math

  • 3 Social Studies

  • 3 Science

  • 2 World Language

  • 1 Health/PE

  • 1 Fine Arts

  • 6 Electives   

Teacher Writing a Formula on a Blackboard

Math

4 credits
(must include Geometry and Algebra II)

Microscope in Laboratory

Science

3 credits
(lab science)

World History Class

Social Studies

3 credits
(including World and US History or US Gov/Economics)

Studying in a Library

English

4 credits

Basketball Dunk

Physical Education

1 credit

TubA

Fine Arts

1 credit

Film Crew

Approved Electives

6 credits