• Graduation Requirements

     

    Academic Coursework Requirements

     

    Subject

    Classes of 2018 through 2020

    Policy Requirements

    Classes of 2021 and Beyond

    Policy Requirements

     

    English

    English 9

    English 10

    English 11

    English 12 electives

    4.0 credits

     

    4.0 credits

     

    Math

    Algebra 1

    Geometry

    Algebra 2 or higher or approved CTE 3rd year of Math

    3.0 credits

    3rd math credit based on a career-oriented program of study identified in the High School and Beyond Plan and with signed parent consent.

    3.0 credits

    3rd math credit based on a career-oriented program of study identified in the High School and Beyond Plan and with signed parent consent.

    Social Studies

    World History

    US History

    Civics

    Washington State History

    3.0 credits

    Washington State History: Requirement satisfied in middle school or through a non- credit or elective credit opportunity

    3.0 credits

    Washington State History: Requirement satisfied in middle school or through a non- credit or elective credit opportunity

    Science

    Integrated Physical Science

    Biology

    Lab Science Elective or approved CTE 3rd year of Science

    3.0 credits

    A student who chooses an accelerated science pathway and does not take Integrated Physical Science must fulfill the requirement with another lab science elective

    3.0 credits

    A student who chooses an accelerated science pathway and does not take Integrated Physical Science must fulfill the requirement with another lab science elective

    World Language

    1.0 credit

    World Language credits (up to four) may be awarded to students based upon competency testing in accordance with Policy 2409 and 2409P.

     

    2.0 credits*

    One credit may be substituted for a course that fits with the student’s Personalized Pathway requirement. See Board Policy regarding competency based credit. World Language credits (up to four) may be awarded to students based upon competency testing in accordance with Policy 2409 and 2409P.

    Art

    1.0 credit

     

    2.0 credits*

    One credit may be substituted for a course that fits with the student’s Personalized Pathway Requirement.

    PE and Health

    2.0 credits

     

    2.0 credits

     

    Occupational Education

    1.0 credit

     

    1.0 credits

     

    Electives

    4.5 credits

     

    4.0 credits

     

    Total

    22.5 credits

     

    24.0 credits

     

     

     

     

    Tests Required for Graduation

    Class of

    Subject

    Test

    2018

    ELA

    Choose 1:

    ·       Smarter Balanced ELA test (exit exam score)**

    ·       WA-AIM (exit exam score)**

    Math

    Choose 1:

    ·       Algebra 1/Integrated Math 1 EOC exam

    ·       Geometry/Integrated Math 2 EOC exam

    ·       Smarter Balanced math test (exit exam score)**

    ·       WA-AIM (exit exam score)**

    2019 & 2020

    ELA

    Choose 1:

    ·       Smarter Balanced ELA test (exit exam score)**

    ·       WA-AIM (exit exam score)**

    Math

    Choose 1:

    ·       Smarter Balanced math test (exit exam score)**

    ·       WA-AIM (exit exam score)**

    2021

    ELA

    Choose 1:

    ·       Smarter Balanced ELA test (exit exam score)**

    ·       WA-AIM (exit exam score)**

    Math

    Choose 1:

    ·       Smarter Balanced Math test (exit exam score)**

    ·       WA-AIM (exit exam score)**

    Science

    Choose 1:

    ·       WCAS

    ·       WA-AIM (exit exam score)**

     

     

     

     

     

    Additional Graduation Requirements

    • Washington State History

    The Washington State History requirement is satisfied
    with a passing grade in 7th grade WA State History.
    Students transferring from other districts without
    equivalent coursework must satisfy this requirement
    through equivalent high school coursework.

    • Community Service: 40 Hours
    • Senior Culminating Project

    * For classes of 2017+, the 9th grade Social
    Studies requirement will be a semester (0.5) of World
    History 1.

    ** Students who take and pass the IPS Challenge Test must
    substitute another Lab Science Elective to fulfill the
    graduation requirement in science.

    Directed Studies Students

    Graduation requirements for all Special Education students are determined by the contents of the student’s Individual Education Plan.