Ánimo Ralph Bunche Charter High School offers a college preparatory curriculum for all students based on the University of California/California State University A-G requirements. Ánimo Ralph Bunche graduates must complete 160 credit units of A-G requirements along with 80 Ánimo Ralph Bunche electives.
The A-G requirements include: 4 years of English, 3 years of Mathematics, 2 years of Lab Science, 2 years of History/Social Studies, 2 years of a Language other than English, 1 year of Visual or Performing Arts and 2 years of College Prep Electives.
Students must also complete 40 community service hours, pass both sections of the California High School Exit Exam, apply to three 4-year universities or colleges and complete a graduation portfolio. In addition, their parents must complete 140 parent service hours. Distinguished graduates must complete 10 extra credit units, 10 hours extra of community service, complete one college/university course or AP course with a C or above, and must have a weighted GPA of 3.0 or above.
Ánimo Ralph Bunche Charter High School offers AP courses in English Language, English Literature, Spanish Language, Calculus AB, U.S. History, and Government. Advanced Placement courses are weighted by one point for any student who passes the course with a C- or better. All credit classes are included in computing grade point average and class rank.
- A= superior work, the student consistently excels in quality of work; a college recommending grade
- B= above average work, the student maintains a good standard of work; a college recommending grade
- C= average work, the students does expected work at a moderate level of achievement, this is a non-college recommending grade
- D= below average level of achievement. While this is a passing grade, the student may have to remediate the course to advance to the next level of instruction. A “D” does not fulfill four-year college entrance requirements.
- F= student does not meet minimum requirements; no credit is given, course requirements are not completed
- The grade of “I” (Incomplete) may only be given when extended illness or other unusual circumstances warrant giving the student additional time to fulfill the course work. These grades must be removed within six weeks of the next semester, or they become an “F”.