Goodwill High School
Goodwill High School (GHS) is a continuation high school. The school provides an educational opportunity for students whose needscannot be satisfied in, and/or have problems adjusting to, the traditional high school setting. It is available to students in grades 9-12 (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.
Attendance is required. Within these requirements, the students work at their ownp ace and can earn additional units each grading period. Goodwill High School’s course of studies is divided into four (4) grading periods each year. Students must earn a minimum of three (3) credits per classper grading period.
To make significant progress toward graduation, IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT STUDENTS EARN MORE THAN THE MINIMUM UNIT REQUIREMENT EACH GRADING PERIOD.
If less than minimum credits are earned per grading period, the following may occur: parent-student-teacher conferences, student study team meetings, suspend in-school or out-of-school, offer other alternatives,and ultimately may be forced to recommend semester suspension. The student may be requested to return to their home school.