All of our courses are college preparatory and our graduation requirements meet or exceed those needed to get into the very best colleges and universities in the country. Our students must complete a rigorous liberal arts curriculum that includes both required and elective courses in humanities, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), world languages, and the arts. Other elements of our program, including Exploratory Courses, Intersession, physical education, Health & Wellness, and Connections (community service), allow students to broaden and deepen their educational experiences.

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Graduation Requirements

  • English: 4 credits
  • History: 3 credits including World History and US History
  • Mathematics: 3 credits including Geometry and Algebra II
  • Science: 3 credits including 2 lab credits
  • World Languages: Completion of level 3 
  • Arts: 2 credits, at least one of which must be a Foundation Arts course

Additional Requirements
  • Exploratory courses: 2 each quarter
  • Physical Education/Sports: 1 PE Exploratory per quarter, or participation in a team sport
  • Health & Wellness and Connections: Participation each year
  • Intersession: Participation each year

Minimum Total Credits: 26
2500 Farmers Lane
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Sonoma Academy is...

The only independent, college preparatory high school in Sonoma County. On its beautiful 34-acre campus nestled at the base of picturesque Taylor Mountain in South Santa Rosa, Sonoma Academy students are able to explore their interests and passions in a challenging environment that prepares them for college and life beyond.