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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.