High School Graduation Requirements

 

As Washington state transitions to a new set of graduation requirements for the class of 2019, graduation requirements for different classes are different.  Following is information for each class, including credit and assessment requirements.  Note that in many cases there are multiple options for meeting an assessment requirement, and the student need only pass one of the options listed.
 
Specific information about each subject's requirements can be found in Board Policy 2410.  Using the Skyward Family Access Grad Requirements tab delineates your child's progress toward the credit requirements

Washington State information regarding graduation (available in many languages) is available here
 
 
 

Class of 2016

 
Credits (1 semester = 0.5 credits)
 
 English 
 4.0
 Mathematics 3.0
 Social Studies 3.0
 Science 2.0
 Career and Tech Education
 1.0
 Fitness (Physical Education) 1.5
 Health
 0.5
 Fine Arts 1.0
 Electives 5.0
 Total 21.0
 
Assessments
 
 English Language Arts (ELA
 Choose one:
  • Reading AND Writing HSPE
  • Smarter Balanced ELA test
  • WA-AIM 
 Mathematics
 Choose one:
  • Algebra 1 EOC Exam
  • Geometry EOC Exam
  • Smarter Balanced math test
  • WA-AIM 
 
Additional Requirements:
  • High School and Beyond Plan - developed with Counselors over the course of your child's four years at MIHS
  • WA State History - usually met by completing middle school 7th grade Social Studies. 

Class of 2017

Credits (1 semester = 0.5 credits)
 
 English   4.0
 Mathematics  3.0
 Social Studies  3.0
 Science  2.0
 Career and Tech Education  1.0
 Fitness (Physical Education)  1.5
 Health  0.5
 Fine Arts  1.0
 Electives  5.0
 Total  21.0
 
Assessments
 
 English Language Arts (ELA
 Choose one:
  • Smarter Balanced ELA test
  • WA-AIM 
 Mathematics
 Choose one:
  • Algebra 1 EOC Exam
  • Geometry EOC Exam
  • Smarter Balanced math test
  • WA-AIM 
 Science
 Choose one:
  • Biology EOC
  • WA-AIM 
 
Additional Requirements:
  • High School and Beyond Plan - developed with Counselors over the course of your child's four years at MIHS
  • WA State History - usually met by completing middle school 7th grade Social Studies.

Class of 2018

Credits (1 semester = 0.5 credits)
 
 English   4.0
 Mathematics  3.0
 Social Studies  3.0
 Science  2.0
 Career and Tech Education  1.0
 Fitness (Physical Education)  1.5
 Health  0.5
 Fine Arts  1.0
 Electives  5.0
 Total  21.0
 
Assessments
 
 English Language Arts (ELA
 Choose one:
  • Smarter Balanced ELA test
  • WA-AIM 
 Mathematics
 Choose one:
  • Algebra 1 EOC Exam
  • Geometry EOC Exam
  • Smarter Balanced math test
  • WA-AIM 
 Science
 Choose one:
  • Biology EOC
  • WA-AIM 
 
Additional Requirements:
  • High School and Beyond Plan - developed with Counselors over the course of your child's four years at MIHS
  • WA State History - usually met by completing middle school 7th grade Social Studies.
 

Class of 2019 and beyond

Credits (1 semester = 0.5 credits)
 
 English   4.0
 Mathematics  3.0
 Social Studies  3.0
 Science  3.0
 Career and Tech Education  1.0
 Fitness (Physical Education)  1.5
 Health  0.5
 Fine Arts  2.0
 World Language 2.0
 Electives  4.0
 Total  24.0
 
Assessments
 
 English Language Arts (ELA
 Choose one:
  • Smarter Balanced ELA test
  • WA-AIM 
 Mathematics
 Choose one:
  • Smarter Balanced math test
  • WA-AIM 
 Science
 Choose one:
  • Biology EOC
  • WA-AIM 
 
Additional Requirements:
  • High School and Beyond Plan - developed with Counselors over the course of your child's four years at MIHS
  • WA State History - usually met by completing middle school 7th grade Social Studies.
 
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