9th, 10th, 11th GradeS

Monitor your academic progress regularly

Check the Monthly Event Calendar for upcoming events and attend Grade Level Presentations


Monthly Event Calendar


  1. Login to EC Arms.

  2. Enter your student email address (example: Last Name + First Name + Last 4 digits of your Student ID @students.esuhsd.org.

  3. Click on the Naviance Tile.

  4. Sign in Naviance.

  5. Enter your student email address (single sign-on, no password required).

Naviance 4-Year Plan

  • Explore Naviance.

  • Take the Self-Discovery assessments to determine what type of career best fits you.

  • Create or Update your 4-Year Plan.

  • Explore Careers and Colleges you are interested in.

  • Work on your Resume Builder, if you are applying to a Private College / University or to create a Job Resume. Begin to post your extra-curricular activities such as: volunteer hours, clubs, sports, awards, etc...

Credits / Grades

  • Students must earn a minimum of 220 Credits in required courses to meet the Graduation Requirements.

  • Students will be enrolled in 6 classes, and every class passed successfully will earn 5 credits.

  • Students must earn a "C" or better grade to move on to the next level of classes.

  • Review the Graduation and "A-G" Requirements and the Course Sequence Matrix.

  • Students with deficient credits, please contact your Counselor immediately to create an academic plan.

Freshman Year (9th)

Freshmen will earn 60 credits by the end of the year.

Sophomore Year (10th)

Sophomores will earn 120 Credits by the end of the year.

Junior Year (11th)

Juniors will earn 180 Credits by the end of the year.

Colleges / Careers

  • Students must meet the "A-G" Requirements with a "C" or better grade to be eligible for a 4-year University, and take the SAT or ACT College Entrance Exam (TBD). The University of California (UC) and Private Universities require a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students earning "D" grades will need to retake the class for a better grade.

  • Attend Grade Level Presentations.

  • Attend College / Career Fairs.

  • Explore Naviance Careers and Colleges.


  • Take the PSAT in October to qualify for the National Merit Scholars Program during 11th grade year.

  • SAT for Juniors (TBD).

  • Take the SAT or ACT College Entrance Exam in the Spring of your 11th grade year. Students who are applying to Competitive Programs or Private Colleges will also want to take at least (2) SAT subject area exams to provide additional data (TBD).


  • Explore Silicon Valley Career Technical Education. What is SVCTE? Are you interested in attending SVCTE next school year? Students must be in the 11th or 12th grade year to be eligible. Take a moment to review the SVCTE Brochure for courses available to you. Please contact your School Counselor to check if you are eligible to apply.