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Graduation Requirements

To receive an Oregon Diploma, in addition to credit requirements outlined in Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR) 581-022-2000, respectively, a student must:

  1. Earn at least 24 credits in the required areas.
  2. Demonstrate proficiency in Essential Skills.
  3. Demonstrate personalized learning requirements:
    1. Develops an education plan and profile;
    2. Demonstrates an extended application of academic knowledge through a collection of evidence; and
    3. Participates in career-related learning experiences and/or coursework related to their plan/profile.

Students earn (.50) credit by passing one class for one 18 week semester. They earn (1.0) credit by taking and passing one full year class. Grades are posted to transcripts each quarter.

Activities to assist students in successfully meeting these requirements are integrated in required high school courses and the high school counseling program. Students and their parents will be notified of graduation and diploma requirements.

Required Classes (18 Credits)

Class Credit
Language Arts - grade 9, 10, 11, 12 4.0
Mathematics (must be Algebra 1 or higher) - grade 9, 10, 11 3.0
Science - grade 9, 10, 11 3.0
Social Science - grade 9, 10, 12 3.0
Health (Personal & Family) - grade 10, 12 1.0
Physical Education - beginning in grade 9 1.0
Applied Arts, Fine Arts, World Languages, or Career/Tech 3.0


Elective Classes (6 Credits)

Select from courses listed in this guide.  6.0 credits


Click here to view graduation requirements for a Modified or Extended diploma.