San Marcos High School

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Course Offerings

Course Offerings

San Marcos operates on a 4 x 4 Block Schedule, with four terms per year. Each class period is 86 minutes in length (Thursdays are late start days with 78 minute periods.) A full schedule is three classes per term. Final grades and credits are given at the end of each term. In addition to completing a minimum of 220  units/credits for graduation (Class of 2016), all students are required to complete 60 hours of community service.
    • Academic Departments: 11
    • Honors courses: 7
    • Advanced Placement courses: 17
  • Regional Occupational courses (ROP): 7
    • Santa Barbara City College Dual Enrollment courses: 14
  • Academies–Health Academy; AAPLE (Accelerated Academic Program for Leadership and Enrichment); Entrepreneurship Academy; Culinary Program