Pathways to Graduation

  • 3 Requirements for All Students to Graduate 


    A. High School & Beyond Plan (HSBP)

    Each graduating student must develop a HSBP, starting in 8th grade, and revise it through their high school years. The HSBP will illustrate how they intent to meet graduation requirements and what their plan is following high school.


    B. Earn 24 High School Credits

    Each graduating student must meet the specific course requirements, including Personalized Pathway Requirement courses, as determined by Washington State


    C. Complete One of the Following:

    Students will need to demonstrate their readiness to enter a post-secondary career or college by completing one of the eight graduation pathways, in alignment with HSBP.


    1. Statewide Assessment Scores in ELA and/or Math

    • Achieve cut scores on the SBA for ELA and/or math set by the School Board of Education (SBE)
    • Qualifying IEP students achieve cut scores on Locally Determined Assessment (LDA) or Off-grade Test


    2. College Admission Exam Scores for ELA and/or Math

    • Achieve cut scores on the SAT or ACT as set by the SBE


    3. High School Transition Courses in ELA and/or Math

    • Bridge to College Class, passing both semesters


    4. Dual Credit Courses in ELA and/or Math completed with a passing grade

    • Running Start Courses
    • College in the High School
    • Career & Technical Education


    5. Combination of Graduation Pathways for ELA and/or Math

    • A student may combine pathways to meet the ELA and/or Math requirements as established in the outlined pathways 1-4


    6. Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) Exam

    • Students who meet the cut scores set by the SBE in the Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT) potion of the ASVAB


    7. Sequence of Career & Technical Education (CTE) Courses

    • Passing a sequence of CTE classes in one career pathway that is in alignment with a students HSBP