Goodwill High School (GHS) is a continuation high school. Theschool provides an educational opportunity for students whose needscannot be satisfied in, and/or have problems adjusting to, thetraditional high school setting. It is available to students in grades9-12 (16 years of age or older). GHS is accredited by the WesternAssociation of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
•GHS offers comprehensive curriculum in both academic and career education in a
small school setting.
•Curriculum is aligned with standards and students are required to meet the District
and State graduation requirements.
•Each student is given a program that meets their individual graduation needs.
•Program is open entry/open exit which means that a student may start or end
attendance throughout the school year.
•GHS provides academic, career and personal guidance.
Requirements for GHS
•Students must be at least sixteen (16) years of age (Ed Code §48400).
•STUDENT AND PARENT MUST AGREE TO AND SIGN AN ENROLLMENT AGREEMENT. Attendanceis required. Within these requirements, the students work at their ownpace and can earn additional units each grading period. Goodwill HighSchool’s course of studies is divided into four (4) grading periodseach year. Students must earn a minimum of three (3) credits per classper grading period.
To make significant progress towardgraduation, IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT STUDENTS EARN MORE THAN THEMINIMUM UNIT REQUIREMENT EACH GRADING PERIOD.
Ifless than minimum credits are earned per grading period, the followingmay occur: parent-student-teacher conferences, student study teammeetings, suspend in-school or out-of-school, offer other alternatives,and ultimately may be forced to recommend semester suspension. Thestudent may be requested to return to their home school.