Washington State Graduation Requirements
Revised February 2015
Information from Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)
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.
Within these pages, families, students and educators can learn more about each of the new requirements, including what each requirement is designed to do and how students will be supported.
To earn a high school diploma, a student must:
OSPI has created several resources, including a graduation toolkit and graduation checklists, to help educators and families understand state graduation requirements. These resources are updated when changes occur.