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Graduation Requirements

All public high school students are required to meet statewide graduation requirements in order to earn a diploma. The goal is that more students will be better prepared to meet 21st-century demands in their working and personal lives. To earn a high school diploma, a student must:

  • Earn high school credit
  • Pass state tests or approved alternatives to those tests
  • Complete a High School and Beyond Plan
  • Meet Washington State History requirement

The Washington State Board of Education establishes minimum credit requirements, state tests, and the High School and Beyond Plan.

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