High School Graduation Requirements

  • Each student who has successfully completed an instructional program appropriate to their interests and needs shall be awarded a diploma at graduation ceremonies. The Board shall award a regular high school diploma to every student enrolled in the District who meets the requirements of graduation established by the District. Only one diploma shall be awarded with no distinctions being made between the various programs of instruction which may have been pursued.
     
    The Board shall establish graduation requirements which, as a minimum, satisfy those established by the Washington State Board of Education (Policy 2410).

Graduation Requirements: Class of 2018-2020

  • Credit Requirements

    Content Course

    Number of Credits Required

    English 4 credits
    Mathematics 3 credits
    Science 2 credits
    Social Studies 3 credits
    Arts 1 credit
    Health & Fitness 2 credits
    Occupational Education/CTE 1 credit
    Electives 6 credits
    Total Required Credits 22 credits
     

    Required Assessments

    Class of 2018

    Class of 2019 & Beyond

    ELA SBA ELA SBA
    One Math EOC Exam in Algebra I / Integrated Math 1 or Geometry / Integrated Math 2 or Math SBA Math SBA
    Biology EOC Exam. New Next Generation Science Standards assessment to be phased in on a schedule to be determined by the Legislature. Biology EOC Exam. New Next Generation Science Standards assessment to be phased in on a schedule to be determined by the Legislature.

     

    Other Non-Credit Requirements

    • Culminating Project
    • High School & Beyond Plan
    • Certificate of Academic Achievement or Individual Achievement awarded to students who pass the required assessments.
    • Washington State history and government

Graduation Requirements: Class of 2021 and Beyond

  • Credit Requirements 

    Content Course

    Number of Credits Required

    English 4 credits
    Mathematics 3 credits
    Science 3 credits (2 lab science)
    Social Studies 3 credits
    Arts 2 credit (1 Personalized Pathway)
    Health & Fitness 2 credits
    Occupational Education/CTE 1 credit
    Electives 4 credits
    World Language2 credits (2 Personalized Pathway)
    Total Required Credits 24 credits
     

    Personalized Pathway

    The Personalized Pathway (PP) requirements are courses that lead to a specific post-High School career or educational outcome chosen by the student based on the student's interests reflected in the High School & Beyond Plan. These may include Career and Technical Education and are intended to provide a focus to the student's learning.
     

    Required Assessments

    • ELA SBA
    • Math SBA
    • Biology EOC Exam. New Next Generation Science Standards assessment to be phased in on a schedule to be determined by the Legislature.

    Other Non-Credit Requirements

    • Culminating Project
    • High School & Beyond Plan
    • Certificate of Academic Achievement or Individual Achievement awarded to students who pass the required assessments.
    • Washington State history and government 
Last Modified on May 17, 2018