The following requirements must be met in order to obtain a Washington County School District high school diploma and participate in the graduation ceremonies:
1. Earn at least 24 academic credits. (Actual number depends on transfer school.)
A student must satisfactorily complete one quarter’s worth of work in order to receive one-quarter credit.
2. Complete the required courses. Unless a student’s individual educational plan (IEP) calls for different arrangements, each student shall complete the following in grades 9-12.
|Science (1 biological, 1 physical, 1 elec)||3.0 credits|
|Social Studies||2.5 credits|
|Healthy Lifestyles & Fitness||2.0 credits|
|Career Technology||1.0 credit|
|Computer Technology||0.5 credit|
|Financial Literacy||0.5 credit|
|Electives||5.50 to 9.0 credits|
|Total Credits Required||24.0 to 28.0 credits|
** Class of 2011 an additional English, Math and Science credit will be required to graduate.
Students will make and follow an educational plan in order to achieve their educational goals. Schedules may be changed in order to meet these graduation requirements. Changing a class schedule is appropriate only after completing credit.
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