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Fall 2018 Registration

Student Portal Available to Students

February 12 - February 23


Registration for all current 9th, 10th an 11th Grade students starts February 12, 2018.  The window for registration will be open until February 23, 2018.  Students will need to discuss additions/changes to core classes (English, Math, Science, and Social Science) with current teachers and will access the student portal to add elective classes.


Click Here for the Registration Letter

Click Here for Student Course Code Reference Sheet 18/19

Click Here for Instructions on how to use the Student Portal

Click Here for Instructions to Access Student Portal Account

Click Here for District Placement Guidelines (minimum requirements for classes without a waiver)

Core Placement Change Form

If you would like to change a core English, math, science, social science, world language or course listed in your student portal you must use the Core Placement Change Form.  Any request to change a core class or college prep visual performing art class may affect UC/CSU a-g or private university college admission requirements.  Any changes may require the student to contact the admissions office to the colleges being considered and verify the change will not negatively impact admission status.  Please see SJHHS courses offerings sheet for a list of classes.


Link to the Core Placement Change Form

CURRENT 9th Grade Students

  1. Students must take 6 classes as a sophomore.
  2. All sophomores need a math, science, English, PE and social science class for the whole year. Students will need to take a world  language to meet UC/CSU a-g requirements.
  3. Students need a minimum of 60 credits by the end of your freshman year to be on track for graduation.
  4. Students who need 7 classes will have have priority for a zero period. No guarantees for 7 classes

CURRENT 10th and 11th GRADE Students

  1. Juniors need a minimum of 120 credits to have a 5 period day. Seniors need a minimum of 170 credits. There is no guarantee of what period you will have off. All students must plan to be at school until 2:45pm each school day.
  2. College prep students need Visual and Performing Art.
  3. Saddleback College Course register online at www.saddleback.edu. Some classes may be used for high school credit.
  4. 6 classes are needed to be eligible for zero period. Zero period is not guaranteed.
  5. Students should not plan on leaving at lunch everyday. A schedule of periods 0-4 or periods 1-4 with a Saddleback or CCA class is very unlikely. We must balance classes to provide the best learning environment for all students.

Physical Education for 10th,11th,12th grade Students

PE 10 Team invasion sports: Examples include but are not limited to soccer, flag football, ultimate frisbee, and capture the flag.  Sport specific fitness as well as lifelong fitness concepts will also be incorporated. ((Course Code 3272) PE 10 Team Sports (Soccer will show on your class schedule))


PE 10 Individual or Dual sports: Examples include but are not limited to badminton, pickleball, tennis, and backyard games.  Sport specific fitness as well as lifelong fitness concepts will also be incorporated. ((Course Code 5211) PE 10 Individual/Dual Sports (Badminton will show on your class schedule))


Yoga: Students coordinate movement and breath to flow from one pose to another improving flexibility and strength.  Lifelong fitness concepts will also be incorporated. ((Course Code 6952) Yoga)


Strength & Exercise: Students complete a series of stations to improve strength and conditioning using barbells and dumbbells in the weight room.  Lifelong fitness concepts will also be incorporated. ((Course Code 3201) Strength & Exercise)

Zero Period Request

Students interested in taking a zero period must add Course Code 7976 for a Zero Period Request in the Student Portal by the final day of registration.  Zero period is not guaranteed and zero period courses are limited. Students with a zero period will also have a 5th and/or a 6th period.  All students who has a zero period in their schedule for the 2018-19 school year will sign a Zero Period Contract (Link Here).


  1. Classes are yearlong. Exceptions are afterschool CCA and Aiding
  2. Level down/drop deadline 6 weeks if space available. NOT GUARENTEED

College and Career Advantage Courses

CLICK HERE   to review Career and College Advantage courses (CCA) for all CUSD high schools. Afterschool CCA cannot be added electronically. Tell your advisor at your individual meeting if you are planning on taking one of these classes.

CUSD High School Course Catalog


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The Capistrano Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in all district activities, programs, and employment based upon actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, religion, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, sex, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Reference: AR 1312.3, BP 1312.3 and BP 5183.

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