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Course Selection

Courses in the core academic subjects may be grade-level specific. View the Cupertino Course Sequence Chart below to review course options and pathways.

CHS Course Sequence Chart

Cupertino may not offer all of the courses in the District Course Selection Guide. View the Cupertino Course Selection below for a current course listing.

2018-19 CHS Course Selection Guide

The District Course Selection Guide, or course catalogue, provides valuable information on course descriptions by department, college admissions testing, guidance and planning, and educational options.

2020-21 Course Selection Guide

FUHSD Graduation Requirements

A student must earn a minimum 220 units, meeting specific course and subject area requirements, in order to receive a high school diploma:

CONTENT AREA

CREDITS

English

40

Social Studies

30

Mathematics

20

Science

20

Physical Education

20

Electives

70

Selective Electives*

20

*Selective Electives

Students must complete 10 credits each in two (2) of the following three (3) areas:

  • Applied Academics: Career Technical Education, Business, Computer Science, Industrial Technology, Living Skills, Work Experience
  • Visual/Performing Arts: Art, Music, Theatre Arts
  • World Languages: Chinese, French, Japanese, Spanish

For more information about graduation requirements, please refer to the District Course Selection Guide or your high school's Guidance Office.

IMPORTANT UPCOMING GUIDANCE DATES

Incoming 9th Grade/Current 8th Grade
  • January 27, 2020 = Residency Verification 
  • February 3 to 6, 2020 = Course Registration Night  
  • February 4, 2020 = Parent Night/Registration Night (Special Education Families)
  • February 12, 2020 = Parent Night/Registration Night (ELD Families)
  • (Click here for details on Registration Nights)
Current 9th Grade Students/Families
  • March 9, 2020 = Parent Presentation at 6:30pm in CHS Theater
  • March 10 & 11, 2020 = Classroom Presentations to Students
  • March 17 & 18, 2020 = Course Registration DUE
Current 10th Grade Students/Families
  • January 29, 2020 = Residency Verification
  • February 11 & 12, 2020 = Classroom Presentations to Students
  • February 13, 2020 = Parent Presentation at 6:30pm in CHS Theater
  • February 27 & 28, 2020 = Course Registration DUE
Current 11th Grade Students/Families
  • February 25 & 26, 2020 = Classroom Presentations to Students
  • February 26, 2020 = Parent Presentation at 6:30pm in CHS Theater
  • March 5 & 6, 2020 = Course Registration DUE

Math Placement

Physics Courses

Please note for 2019-2020, Physics Honors will not longer be offered at CHS. The options for physics will be: Physics, AP Physics 1, and AP Physics C.

Please click here to review the difference between those courses.