High School Graduation Requirements
Graduation requirements for Forsyth County high schools include attendance, required units of credit, and passing state required graduation tests.
Middle School Credit
- Unit credit may be awarded for courses offered in the middle grades that meet the 9-12 GPS requirements.
- A student is classified as a high school student after the official entry date for the ninth grade.
- Credits for each successfully completed high school course will receive a numeric average on the high school transcript.
- Units of credit awarded in middle school are not included in the high school grade point average (GPA) and will not receive quality points.
High School DiplomaStudents must meet diploma requirements in three areas:
All students must take the Georgia Milestones End of Course (EOC) assessments in Ninth Grade Language Arts, American Literature, Algebra I, Geometry, United States History, Economics, Physical Science, and Biology. These students must pass the course to meet graduation requirements.
Students must complete and pass specific EOC course requirements as outlined by the graduation rule.
Students must earn 23 units as a minimum state requirement for graduation. Additional requirements may be established by the local district.
All students must meet all requirements for the high school diploma, the certificate of attendance, or the transition diploma before participating in graduation exercises.Pathway Medallion/State Seal Guidelines - Click here!High School Honors Requirements