Graduation Requirements

Virginia Department of Education Graduation Requirements

Standard Diploma

Course

Standard Credits

Verified Credits

English

4

2

Mathematics (must include 2 credits among Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra II or higher)

3

1

Science (must include 2 credits among Earth Science, Biology, or higher)

3

1

History (U.S.. and Virginia Government, U.S.. and Virginia History, World Geography or World History)

3

1

Health and Physical Education

2

N/A

Fine Arts or Practical Arts

1

N/A

Electives

6

N/A

Student Selected SOL Tests

N/A

1

Minimum

22

6

Advanced Diploma

Course

Standard Credits

Verified Credits

English

4

2

Mathematics

4

2

Laboratory Science

4

2

History and Social Sciences

4

2

Foreign Language

3

 

Health & Physical Education

2

 

Fine Arts or Career and Technical Education

1

 

Economics and Personal Finance

1

 

Electives

3

 

Student Selected Test

 

1

Total

26