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Materials for Families and Students

Click for PDF. ADA accessible version of the infographic is available on the Graduation Requirements main page

Learn more about diploma requirements, including the High School and Beyond Plan as well as number of credits needed in each subject, in these two new handouts:

The Washington State high school diploma was developed to be flexible, meaningful, and achievable. 

Click for PDF. ADA accessible version of the diploma one pager is available on the Graduation Requirements main page

All students deserve a meaningful education that helps them achieve their academic and life goals. Whether deciding to pursue a career as a doctor or a machinist, serve in the military or enter the technology sector, Washington State students have numerous career choices post-high school. Washington state’s high school diploma provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to pursue their dreams and demonstrate that no matter what path they pursue after high school, they are ready for work, continued education, and other opportunities. 

Other resources for Families & Students:

  • Ready Washington: This website includes resources developed by multiple organizations, in conjunction with families, to be used for other familes. (Ready Washington is a coalition SBE is a part of that includes more than 20 state and local agencies, associations, and advocacy organizations that believe every Washington student should graduate high school prepared for a successful future––on the education and career path they choose––and we offer tools and resources to support them on that path.)
  • Office of Superintendent of Public Intruction: Graduation toolkit for parents and educators 
  • Ready Set Grad: Higher education and planning resources for grades 6-12
  • Washington’s Labor & Industries’ apprenticeship program tool
  • Career Bridge: a searchable database of career educational requirements and anticipated salaries