Washington Graduation Resources
Graduation Requirements can be confusing when it comes to the needs of special education students. We are developing this page as a resource for teachers, parents, and students to understand the Washington State requirements regarding graduation and the accommodations available. We will be continuing to update the information here, so check back frequently!
Excerpts from OSPI Graduation Toolkit
Find the complete Graduation in Washington guide and all related materials online at: http://www.k12.wa.us/Resources
Visit www.WAtesting.com for information on state testing
Visit www.k12.wa.us/GraduationRequirements for state graduation requirements
Earning a Diploma: State Graduation Requirements: Graduation requirements for all high school students. Available in nine languages.
Graduation Requirements Checklist: A worksheet arranged by graduating class to ensure state and local deadlines have been met. Includes a FAQ.
Overview of Certificate of Academic Achievement Options: The CAA options and how students can access them.
Meeting the Math Graduation Requirement: All that entails meeting the state's math requirement.
Math Graduation Requirement FAQs (through the class of 2012): Learn more about changes made to the math assessment graduation requirement (through the class of 2012) and what those changes mean for schools and students.
State Testing 2012: Overview of the state testing system, include the Measurements of Students Progress (MSP) and High School Proficiency Exam (HSPE) and end-of-course (EOC) exams.
Parent/Guardian Access to their Child's State Test Booklet and How to File a Score Appeal: How parents/guardians can request their child's test booklet, what to expect after submitting a request, and when a score appeal can be filed.
How Students in Special Education Participate in State Testing: State testing options available to students in special education.