Antelope Valley School District

Work Experience Credits

Work Experience Elective Credits for High School Diploma Students

A student may earn a total of 40 credits from work experience, at a rate of 1 credit for every 20 hours worked, including any employment since the 11th grade of high school. Information from more than one employer may be submitted. Employment can include paid or unpaid positions.

Students should turn in a letter on company letterhead or a work verification form from the employer. DO NOT submit W-2s or check stubs. Work verification is subject to the school’s approval.

The letter or verification form must have the following information:


·        Name of Student

·        Company name, address, and phone number

·        Dates of employment

·        Total number of hours worked during employment

·        If submitting a letter, the letter must include a written signature with the printed name of signer


Students may submit the letter to the Lancaster, Palmdale, or Rosamond campuses, or scan/take a picture of the letter and email it to the Lancaster/Rosamond counselor at, or the Palmdale/Rosamond counselor at


Company letterhead


To Whom it May Concern:

 Please be advised that (Student Name) has worked with our company from (Date) to (Date).  (Student Name) worked an average of ____ hours per week. 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at (Phone Number) or via email at (Company Email). 



 Printed Name

(Company Title)