The graduation requirements of Crossroads School meet or exceed the University of California admission requirements in each subject area.
To graduate from Crossroads School, all students must maintain a minimum of 5.5 credits each year and enroll in a minimum of four academic classes each semester. Students may take a maximum of 8 credits per year. Seniors must pass at least four academic classes in residence at Crossroads each semester of the Senior Year in order to graduate.
Majors are available in Music, Drama, and Visual Arts. In order to graduate with a major, students must meet all graduation requirements above, plus the departmental requirements for the major. The Chair of the department will review applications for majors.
No classes taken at other institutions fulfill graduation requirements at Crossroads, without prior approval. Such classes are recorded on our transcript but grades are not calculated in the Crossroads GPA. Classes taken in summer sessions do not reduce the minimum number of academic courses required each semester (4 academic courses).
It is recommended that students who plan to apply for highly competitive colleges take five academic classes per year even though Crossroads requires a minimum of four. In addition to academic classes, students may choose any electives for which they are qualified. Additionally, students must meet the departmental graduation requirements below: