The ultimate goal of Connelly’s Interdisciplinary Program is to prepare students for the more demanding level of thinking that will be expected of them in college and beyond. Connelly’s academic requirements exceed those of the State Board of Education, as well as the University of California entrance requirements.
For more information, please refer to our Curriculum Guide.
Congratulations to the Class of 2019! 100% of Cornelia Connelly School graduates will attend college or a 4-year university. For a list of colleges and universities our graduates were accepted to, please click here.
Graduation requirements are as follows:
English 8 semesters
Fine Arts 3 semesters (Does not include Foundations Course)
Mathematics 6 semesters
Physical Education 4 semesters (Health is included in Grade 9 P.E. course)
Religious Studies 8 semesters
Science 6 semesters
Social Science 6 semesters
World Language 6 semesters of the same language
Financial Literacy 1 semester (May be completed with Personal Finance, Economics, or approved electives. Required, starting with the Class of 2014.)
Elective 2 semesters
Community Service 80 hours (*see Campus Ministry Service Program below)
Technology Demonstrate competency through class use of the following
programs: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint.
Campus Ministry Service Program:
9th grade 16 hours
10th grade 16 hours
11th grade 24 hours
12th grade 24 hours, plus the Senior Service Learning Project