• Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements


The Graduation Requirements include:

Worthington Schools has created a video and an infographic to help understand these graduation requirements.  Additionally, here is information in Spanish and in Portuguese.

First, students must meet the basic academic course requirements:

  • 4 credits of English
  • 4 credits of Math (including Algebra 2 equivalent)
  • 3 credits of Science
  • 3 credits of Social Studies
  • 1/2 a credit of Health
  • 1/2 a credit of Physical Education
  • 5 credits of elective
  • Fine Art Requirement - all students must complete a full year of fine art between 7th and 12th grade
  • Financial Literacy Requirement - all students must select a course to meet this requirement which includes: Financial Algebra, Personal Financial Management, Economics & Financial Literacy and IB Social Studies & IB Business classes

Earn a competency score of 684 or higher on the Math 1 and English 2 End of Course tests or fulfill the competency requirements through one of the following alternate options:

  • ACT/ SAT Remediation free scores: ACT English 18 and Reading 22/ SAT English 480 and ACT Math 22/ SAT Math 530
  • CC+ Course: earn college credit in a non-remedial English or Math CC+ class
  • Career Readiness: Complete 2 of the following- 1 of which must be foundational.
    • Foundational: 12 points in Industry recognized credential; Earn cumulative score of proficient or higher on 3 or more WebXams; State issued license for approved vocation; or Pre-Apprenticeship program
    • Supplemental: Earn Ohio Means Jobs Readiness Seal; Earn Workforce readiness score on WorkKeys; or Complete a 250-hour work based learning experience with evidence of positive evaluations
  • Military Enlistment: students who enlist in the military including completing the ASVAB

Demonstrate readiness by Earning 2 Seals - 1 of which must be a state seal - please click on the link to get detailed information on the 12 seals available.

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