Antelope Valley School District


Knight High School provides an academically rigorous learning environment through a variety of college prep, honors and Advance Placement (AP) course.


For information regarding Summer School or to apply for Summer Session, please click the button below! For any questions, please feel free to contact Ms. Duran @ 661-533-9000 ext. 189

Summer School 2023

University of California - Subject Requirements A-G

A- History/Social Science - 2 years required Two years of history/social science, including one year of World History, Cultures and Geography; and one year of U.S. History or one-half year of U.S. History and onehalf year of Civics or American Government.

B- English - 4 years required Four years of college-preparatory English that include frequent and regular writing, and reading of classic and modern literature. Not more than two semesters of ninth-grade English or no more than one year of ESL-type courses can be used to meet this requirement.

C- Mathematics - 3 years required, 4 years recommended Three years of college-preparatory mathematics which include the topics covered in Elementary and Advanced Algebra and two- and three-dimensional Geometry. Approved Integrated Math courses may be used to fulfill part or all of these requirements, as may math courses taken in the seventh and eighth grades that your high school accepts as equivalent to its own math courses.

D- Laboratory Science - 2 years required, 3 years recommended Two years of laboratory science providing fundamental knowledge in two of these three core disciplines: Biology (which includes Anatomy, Physiology, Marine Biology, etc.), Chemistry and Physics. The final two years of an approved three-year integrated science program may be used to fulfill this requirement. Not more than one year of ninth-grade laboratory science can be used to meet this requirement.

E- Language Other than English - 2 years required, 3 years recommended Two years of the same language other than English. Courses should emphasize speaking and understanding, and include instruction in grammar, vocabulary, reading, composition and culture. Courses in a language other than English taken in the seventh and eighth grades may be used to fulfill part of this requirement if your high school accepts them as equivalent to its own courses.

F- Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) - 1 year required Two semesters of approved arts courses from a single VPA discipline: Dance, Drama/Theater, Music or Visual Art.

G- College Preparatory Electives - 1 year required One year (two semesters), in addition to those required in "a-f" above, chosen from the following areas: Visual and Performing Arts (non-introductory level courses), History, Social Science, English, Advanced Mathematics, Laboratory Science and language other than English (a third year in the language used for the "e" requirement or two years of another language).

Download your Summer Reading Assignments here:

English 12 -  2019 AP Literature and Composition

English 11 -  2019 AP Language Composition

English 10 -  2019 English 10 Honors

English 9 -    2019 English 9 Honors

The minimum requirements for graduation from high school as adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Antelope Valley Union High School District are as follows:



English 9, 10, 11, 12

40 Credits (4 years)

Mathematics (must include Algebra 1or higher)

30 Credits (3 years)

Science (Physical & Life Science required)

20 Credits (2 years)

Social Science - Including:

-World History

-United States History


30 Credits (3 years)

(10th grade/10 credits/1 year)

(11th grade/10 credits/1 year)

(12th grade/10 credits/1 year)

Visual and Performing Arts or Foreign Language

10 Credits (1 year)

Healthful Living

10 Credits (1 year)

Physical Education (required for 9th and 10th grades)

20 Credits (2 years)


70 Credits



MINIMUM PROFICIENCY STANDARDS: In accordance with California Education Code, students must pass Algebra 1 or a higher-level math class in order to receive a high school diploma.


  1. If a student receives more than three “U” grades he/she shall be ineligible for school activities for the quarter following that grading period. There will be no makeup for the “U” in citizenship.
  2. A senior must meet citizenship eligibility requirements in the final two quarters of their senior year in order to participate in graduation ceremonies. Administration reserves the right to deny participation in graduation ceremonies, per board policy, to students with significant discipline concerns.


  1. Student must have at least a “C” Grade Point Average (2.0 GPA) as of the last quarter.
  2. Student must have a satisfactory citizenship grade (no more than two “U” grades) in a grading period.


  1. Student must maintain a 2.5 GPA.
  2. Student must have a satisfactory citizenship grade (no more than two “U” grades) in a grading period.