Graduation Requirements – 2019 and Beyond
Temporary Ohio law provided additional graduation options for students in the class of 2018, specifically, students who entered grade 9 between July 1, 2014, and June 30, 2015. State law does not provide these options to students in the classes of 2019 and beyond. Students in the classes of 2019 and beyond will be expected to satisfy one of the original three pathways to graduation.
Classes of 2019 and Beyond Graduation Requirements
There is no one-size-fits-all way to graduate. Ohio gives you several pathways to qualify for a high school diploma for the classes of 2019 and Beyond. Choose the way that works best for you! Handout | en Español
Senior Only Program
High school seniors! Boost your earning power when you graduate from high school with an industry-recognized credential. A credential makes you marketable for in-demand jobs in Ohio. The Senior Only Credential Program is for students in their senior year who have completed most of their curriculum requirements. An industry-credential can be part of your path to graduation. Handout | en Español
Graduation Requirement Resources
Class of 2018 Graduation Requirements
As a student who entered grade 9 between July 1, 2014, and June 30, 2015, you have multiple pathways to earn a high school diploma so that you can move on to your next steps in education or a career. Handout | en Español
Classes of 2014-2017 Graduation Requirements
Students in the classes of 2014-2017 operated under their original graduation requirements. On Jan. 1, 2016, students may have chose to use Ohio’s new graduation pathways to earn a diploma.