Post High School Opportunities
California’s 110 Community Colleges are designed to offer educational opportunities in two general areas:
1. Career Education: Curriculum offerings designed to prepare students for skilled employment. Certificates of Proficiency are offered in a wide variety of careers.
2. College Coursework:
a. To complete an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science Degree.
b. To complete General Education and Major Courses for transfer to a four -year college or university.
A union apprenticeship is an excellent career choice if you like to work with your hands; are willing to serve an apprenticeship for up to five years, depending on the trade you select; have dexterity, mechanical ability, problem-solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a team; want to earn a living wage and good benefits; and want the opportunity to advance in your career.
Getting Your State Student ID number (SSID):
Login to your student Aeries portal. From the Student Info dropdown click Profile. In the grey bar to the right of your Name, click General. In the dropdown box your 10-digit State Student ID is located directly under your Student ID (which is directly under your Name).
SAT/ ACT Test Scores
Remember to release your SAT or ACT scores to the schools planning to apply to for the following fall term. Go to College Admissions Testing Tab for answers
QuestBridge: National College Match
Through this college and scholarship application process, you can apply for free to the nation’s best colleges and be considered for early admission and a full four-year scholarship from the college.
|CSU/UC Required||UC Recommended|
|a. History/Social Sciences||2 years|
|b. English||4 years|
|c. Mathematics||3 years||4 years|
|Three years including Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II. Math courses taken in grades 7 and 8 may be used to fulfill some of this requirement.|
|d. Laboratory Sciences||2 years||3 years|
|e. Foreign Language||2 years||3 years|
|f. Visual and Performing Arts||1 year|
|Students must complete one year long (2 semester) course from UC approved VPA courses|
|g. College Prep. Electives||1 year|
|One year, in addition to those required in "a-g" previous listed, chosen from the following areas: visual and performing arts, history, social science, English, advanced mathematics, laboratory science, and languages other than English. Also, Career Technical Education pathways have elective courses that are college prep electives to satisfy this requirement making a student career and college ready.|