Antelope Valley School District

Work Experience Credits

Work Experience Elective Credits for High School Diploma Students

A student may earn five elective credits for every six months of full-time work (average 30 hours/week) with the same employer.  A student may earn a total of 40 credits from work experience (four years).  More than one employer may be used as long as each one is for at least six months.  This includes any work since leaving high school. 

Students should turn in a letter from the employer on company letterhead, and if available, please attach a business card.  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)