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Graduation Requirements

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First: Complete the Core

Earn a minimum of 20 credits in Ohio's Core Curriculum

  • English/ Language Arts- 4 Credits

  • Math- 4 Credits

  • Science- 3 Credits

  • Social Studies- 3 Credits

  • Health- 1/2 Credit

  • Physical Education- 1/2 Credit

  • Electives- 5 Credits

*Students will also receive instruction in Economics and Financial Literacy

*Students must also complete at least two (2) semesters of Fine Arts

Second: Show Competency

Option 1: Ohio's State Tests

  • Earn a minimum score of 684 or above on both the Algebra I and English II end-of-course exams

Testing Not Your Strength? Ohio has options!


Option 2: Demonstrate Career Readiness (Must complete 2; One must be Foundational)

  • Foundational Options:

    • Cumulative Score of proficient on WebXamns

    • A 12-point Industry Credential

    • Acceptance into an apprenticeship

    • State-issued license for a practice in a vocation 

  • Supporting Options:

    • Work-based learning​

    • Earn Workforce Readiness score on the Workkeys

    • Earn the OhioMeansJobs Readiness Seal

Option 3: College Credit Plus

  • Earn credit in a non-remedial math or English course for the subject area not passed

Option 4: Enlist in the Military​

  • Show Evidence You Have Signed a Contract to Enter a Branch of the U.S. Armed Services Upon Graduation

Option 5: ACT or SAT

  • Earn a remediation-free score in the math and/or English subject area on either the ACT or SAT

    • In terms of remediation-free in English; students must earn remediation free scores in both subjects English and reading on the ACT or SAT​

Third: Show Readiness

Earn Two (2) of the Following Diploma Seals. At Least One (1) Must Be "Ohio-Designed"

  • OhioMeansJobs Readiness Seal (Ohio)

  • Industry-Recognized Credential Seal (Ohio)

  • College-Ready Seal (Ohio)

  • Military Enlistment Seal (Ohio)

  • Citizenship Seal (Ohio)

  • Science Seal (Ohio)

  • Honors Diploma Seal (Ohio)

  • Seal of Biliteracy (Ohio)

  • Technology Seal (Ohio)

  • Community Service Seal (Local)

  • Fine and Performing Arts Seal (Local)

  • Student Engagement Seal (Local)

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