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Community Service Program

Community Service Program

Students attending high school in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District must complete the Community Service requirement to graduate from high school.

The class of 2020 is required to complete 40 hours of Community Service with a non-profit organization to fulfill the high school graduation requirement (Board Policy 6146.1). It is recommended that high school students complete 10 hours per year to ensure completion of the Community Service Graduation Requirement.

 Community Service activities assist students through:

  • Increased student engagement/academic achievement
  • Improved character and social behavior
  • Exposure to new careers and organizations in the community

Please obtain a Community Service Verification Form from your school's counseling office.

Note: There are changes to the Community Service requirement commencing with the entering freshman class for 2017 - 2018 (Graduating class of 2021), which include an Experiential Learning Project (Board policy 6146.1). Please contact your school site for more information.