9th-12th Grade Japanese World Language

Description of Program

Students Served

  • All students

Language Instruction

Students are required to complete two years or 20 credits of a World Language, or demonstrate proficiency using one of the methods listed in this manual, to graduate from high school. Admission to UC/CSU requires two years (three years recommended) of study in the same World Language. Students should take the language sequentially without skipping a year between courses.


  • Lincoln 
  • Lowell 
  • Washington*

*Japanese offered to the 4th year or AP level

For specifics about which languages are taught at which schools, please download the 2019-2020 High School World Language Guide.

Map of SFUSD schools with Japanese 9-12 World Language Programs

This page was last updated on June 30, 2022