Academics

Oasis High School

Oasis offers students the opportunity to:

* Recover credits.

* Accelerate credits.

* Complete the requirements for a high school diploma.

* Complete the requirements for admission to a community college.

* Complete the requirements to apply for the Cabrillo College Honors Transfer program.

* Complete the admission requirements for a CSU, UC, or private university.

Our curriculum offerings include introductory and college preparatory high school coursework through text-based learning, dual enrollment, online courses, and CTEP/ROP Career Technical Education courses.

Graduation Requirements: Oasis High School


COURSE/SUBJECT CREDITS

English 30

Math 10

Algebra 10

Life Science 10

Physical Science 10

World History 10

U.S. History 10

Government 5

Economics 5

Visual/Performing Art 10

Vocational Education 10

Physical Education 20

Health 5

Electives 50

TOTAL: 200

Students who wish to graduate early from Oasis, must complete 20 extra credits = 220 credits.

Grades

Grading Scale

  • Grades are based on a 4.0 scale with a semester grade of “A” earning 4.0; grade of “B” earning a 3.0; grade of “C” earning a 2.0; grade of “D” earning a 1.0; grade of “F” earning 0.

Weighted Grades

  • Students who transfer from other high schools with credit in IB, AP and certain college courses will receive a 1 point GPA increase for grades of A, B, or C. Grades D and F stand as earned.
  • Students enrolled in Alternative Education who earn college credit will receive a 1 point GPA increase as described above.
  • Letter grades on transcripts shall remain the same, but the numerical value for GPA will be increased by one point.

UC "a-g" Courses

  • Read about the UC "a-g" Subject Area Requirements: UC Admissions/Freshman.
  • Prepare for UC application on the UC Admissions Counseling Resources page.
  • Track courses, grades, exams, and activities. Write down the courses and exams you take and the grades and scores you receive each year. Also, record leadership activities, employment, awards, and anything you will later use in your college application and personal statement.


The UC (University of California) and CSU (California State University) systems authorized the following Oasis courses to meet their content standards for minimum eligibility towards admission:

  • History / Social Science (a) - World History, U.S. History, Government
  • English (b) - English I, English II, English III, English IV
  • Mathematics (c) - Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Math I, Math II, Math III
  • Visual & Performing Arts (f) - Art History
  • College Preparatory Elective (g) - Economics, Sociology, Psychology


Laboratory Science (d) AND Language other than English (e)- Oasis is NOT authorized to offer UC a-g courses in these areas. Students will need to meet this requirement through Cabrillo College or another institution.

College Credit

  • Cabrillo College tuition is waived for up to 11 credits for dually enrolled students.
  • Students will be expected to provide their own texts and supplies for community college courses.
  • Upon completion of a college course, students will submit transcripts from the college for addition to the high school transcript.
  • Guidance on on how "a-g" requirements can be met by completing college courses is available on the UC website: http://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/freshman/index.html


Tutoring

Free tutoring is available at Oasis to help you in any subject area.

Make an appointment or drop-in for help:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.


Oasis Student/Parent Handbook

OASIS STUDENT-PARENT HANDBOOK

Transcript Request

If you would like to request a copy of your official transcript, please contact our Registrar, Sharon Wright-Miller:

(831) 466-5770

swright-miller@santacruzcoe.org

Contact Us

400 Encinal Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 | Main: (831) 466-5728 | Fax: 831.466.5730


Oasis High School, Aptos

Cabrillo College Bldg 350, Oasis Office: Room 357 / 6500 Soquel Drive, Aptos, CA 95003 | (831) 466-5650


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