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Bainbridge Island Graduation Requirements
 
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
 

 

Requirements for the

Class of 2015 to 2018

Career & College Ready Requirements

Class of 2019 and beyond

English

4

4

Mathematics

3

3

Science

2 (1 lab)

3 (2 lab)

Social Studies

3

3

Health and Fitness

2

2

Occupational Education

1

1

Arts

1

2*

World Language (or) Personal Pathway Requirement (PPR)*

0

2*

General Electives

7

4

Total

23

24

*Personalized Pathway Requirement are related courses that lead to a specific post high school career or educational outcome chosen by the student based on the student’s interests and High School and Beyond Plan, that may include Career and Technical Education, and are intended to provide a focus for the student’s learning.

 
 

To be eligible to graduate in Washington, high school students must: pass specific state exams, earn all required state and local credits, and successfully complete a high school and beyond plan. The state testing requirements are as follows:

Class of:

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Entering 9th grade after July 1 of:

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

 

Reading and Writing HSPE, or ELA SBAC, or 10th grade ELA Exit Exam

10th grade ELA Exit Exam,

or ELA SBAC

ELA SBAC

ELA SBAC

One Math EOC Exam or Algebra I/Integrated math 1 EOC Exam or Geometry/Integrated Math 2 EOC Exit Exam or Math SBAC

One Math EOC Exam in Algebra 1/Integrated Math 1 or Geometry/Integrated Math 2 or Math SBAC

Math SBAC

Pass one Science EOC in biology

Biology EOC Exam

Biology EOC Exam

 

SBAC refers to the Common Core State Standard assessments developed by the multi-state consortium, the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium.  ELA SBAC refers to the English Language Arts assessment that will be administered to students in the 11th grade. 

More information from the State Board of Education.