Graduation Requirements

Student high school graduation requirements are determined by the year the student entered high school. Based on the year you entered 9th grade (also known as your 9th Grade Cohort), select the link below to view the Florida Department of Education’s Graduation Requirements. 

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Graduation Requirements by 9th Grade Cohort
9th Grade beginning 2016-2017
9th Grade beginning 2015-2016

9th Grade beginning 2014-2015

9th Grade beginning 2013-2014

9th Grade beginning 2012-2013

9th Grade beginning 2011-2012

Promotion Requirements

24 Credit Standard High School Diploma

To enter High School (Grade 9) you must have met your Middle School Promotion Requirements.

To be promoted to:
Grade 10 you must have completed 1 year in high school(typically 9th Grade) and earned 5 credits. 

To be promoted to:
Grade 11 you must have completed 2 years in high school (typically 9th and 10th grade) and earned 11 credits.

To be promoted to:
Graded 12 you must have completed 3 years in high school (typically 9th, 10th and 11th grade) and earned 17 credits.

To graduate high school with a 24 Credit Standard Diploma, you must have met your graduation requirements. Click:Graduation Requirements to view.

18 Credit ACCEL High School Diploma

To enter High School (Grade 9) you must have met your Middle School Promotion Requirements.

To be promoted to:
Grade 10 you must have completed 1 year in high school (typically 9th Grade) andearned 5 credits.

To be promoted to:
Grade 11 you must have completed 2 years in high school (typically 9th and 10th grade) and earned 11 credits.

To be promoted to:
Graded 12 you must have completed 3 years in high school (typically 9th, 10th and 11th grade) and earned 17.5 credits.

To graduate high school with an 18 Credit ACCEL Diploma, you must have met the graduation requirements for the 18 Credit ACCEL Option Click: Graduation Requirements to view.