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Graduation Requirements

Graduation in Washington

The Graduation Toolkit is a resource to help educators and families understand state graduation requirements. School districts should ensure all key personnel are aware of the toolkit.

The document includes:

  • 2017–18 Key Dates
  • State Graduation Requirements
  • Testing Requirements
  • Washington State Minimum Credit Requirements
  • Graduation Alternatives
  • Appeals, Waivers, and Direct Access
  • Graduation Ceremonies
  • Options for Students Not Graduating After Four Years of High School
  • Resources, More Information, and Abbreviations


Contact Information

Questions regarding graduation requirements and state testing and assessments:
(360) 725-6350



   Updated 9/22/2017

Old Capitol Building, PO Box 47200, 600 Washington St. S.E., Olympia, WA  98504-7200  360-725-6000  TTY 360-664-3631
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