Class of 2016- 2020
Class of 2021
Algebra 1 Geometry 3rd credit of math
2 or 3**
At least two labs
3rd credit of science
U.S. History and Government
Contemporary World History, Geography, and Problems
.5 credits of Civics (civics content may be embedded in another social studies course);
.5 credits of Social Studies Elective
Performing or visual arts;
1 credit may be a Personalized Pathway Requirement
Health and Fitness
.5 credits of Health; AED & CPR 1.5 credits of Fitness;
Students must earn credit for physical education unless excused per RCW 28A.230.050
Career and Tech Ed
May be an Occupational Education course that meets the definition of an exploratory course as described in the CTE program standards
Both credits may be a Personalized Pathway Requirements*
Total Required Credits:
*1 credit of Art and both credits of World Language may be substituted with a Personalized Pathway Requirement (PPR) credit. PPRs are related courses that lead to a specific post high school career or educational outcome chosen by the student based on the student’s interests and High School and Beyond Plan that may include Career and technical Education, and are intended to provide a focus for the student’s learning.
** 2 credits of Science are required for the Classes of 2013-2020; 3 credits of Science per 24 credit rule for the Class of 2021.
2. High School and Beyond Plan
Students shall have an education plan for their high school experience, including what they expect to do the year following graduation.
3. Certificate of Academic Achievement
Students must earn the Certificate of Academic Achievement by demonstrating achievement of the high school English language arts (ELA), and math standards on the Smarter Balanced Assessment.
4. Culminating Project
Each student shall complete a culminating project for graduation. This project consists of students demonstrating their learning competencies. The culminating project in the Hoquiam School District includes a portfolio, senior experience and presentation.