• Graduation Requirements

    Graduation Requirements Beginning with the Class of 2014
    High School graduates in 2014 and beyond, must fulfill minimum graduation requirements. To receive a diploma from the Aberdeen School District, students must successfully complete the following four requirements:

     Graduation Credit Requirements

    Subject

    Classes of 2014 and 2015

    Class of 2016 and Beyond

    English (reading, writing and communications)

    4.0 credits

    4.0 credits

    Mathematics (Algebra, Geometry and Algebra II (or approved alternative)*

    3.0 credits*

    3.0 credits

    Science (Including at least one laboratory credit)

    2.0 credits

    2.0 credits

    Social Studies **

    2.5 credits

    3.0 credits

    Health and Fitness ***

    2.5 credits

    2.5 credits

    Arts

    1.0 credit

    1.0 credit

    Occupations

    1.0 credit

    1.0 credit

    Digital Communication

    0.5 credit

    0.5 credit

    Electives

    5.5 credits

    5.0 credits

    TOTAL

    22.0 credits

    22.0 credits

     

     

     

    * A student may elect to pursue a third credit of math other than Algebra II if the elective choice is based on a career oriented High School and Beyond Plan form signed by student, parent/guardian and school representative.
    ** Must include one credit Contemporary World Problems, one credit U.S. History and 0.5 credit Washington State History (which includes civic, history and geography). Class of 2016 and beyond must pass a Washington State History and Government course or state-approved alternative; must also earn 0.5 credit in Civics and an additional 0.5 credit in a Social Studies elective course.
    *** Must include 0.5 credit of health

     

    High School and Beyond Plan
    Students shall have an education plan for their high school experience, including what they expect to do the year following graduation.

    Certificate of Academic Achievement
    Students must earn the Certificate of Academic Achievement by demonstrating achievement of the high school English language arts (ELA), and math standards on the Smarter Balanced Assessment.

    Culminating Project
    Each student shall complete a culminating project for graduation. This project consists of students demonstrating their learning competencies. The culminating project in the Aberdeen School District includes a portfolio, senior experience and presentation.

     

    Related Links

    Board Policy 2410, Graduation Requirements

    State Graduation Requirements

     

Last Modified on October 26, 2017