Section 6q: High school credit and graduation requirements

This is an archived version of the rules and guidance from the 2013-14 school year. Current rules and guidance can be found here.

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Rule Text

(q) High school alternative learning experience courses must be offered for high school credit. Courses offering credit or alternative learning experience programs issuing a high school diploma must satisfy the state board of education's high school credit and graduation requirements as provided in chapter 180-51 WAC.


The comments for section 6(p), "courses of study", are also relevant here.

Note: This section was revised prior to the 2013-14 school year. See the revisions.

Common Questions

Q. When a student takes an online course from a third-party provider, should the school district accept that credit?

A. School districts must award credit and grades for online high school courses successfully completed by a student that meet the school district's graduation requirements and are provided by an approved online provider. (RCW 28A.250.050)

Last updated: 9/5/2013

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