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Graduation Requirements for the Class of 2018

NOTICE: New legislation was passed in the 2017 legislative session that affects assessment graduation requirements. We are working to update these webpages. For more information, click here.

Graduation Requirements for the Class of 2017

NOTICE: New legislation was passed in the 2017 legislative session that affects assessment graduation requirements. We are working to update these webpages. For more information, click here.

Graduation Requirements for the Class of 2016

Click on your year to see the state graduation requirements. Students are assigned an expected graduation year at the time they enter ninth grade (WAC 180-51-035). They are held to the graduation requirements of that graduation year regardless of the year they actually complete high school. [Back to Graduation Requirements]

Graduation Requirements for the Class of 2015

Click on your year to see the state graduation requirements. Students are assigned an expected graduation year at the time they enter ninth grade (WAC 180-51-035). They are held to the graduation requirements of that graduation year regardless of the year they actually complete high school. [Back to Graduation Requirements]

SBE Election - 1. What is the composition of the State Board of Education?

Composition of the Board will include 16 members:

  • 5 members elected by public school directors - 2 in eastern Washington, 3 in western Washington
  • 1 member at-large elected by private schools
  • The superintendent of public instruction
  • 7 members appointed by the governor
  • 2 student members selected by the Association of Washington Student Leaders Student Steering Committee

All members except student members are voting members.

Rulemaking

The State Board of Education has the authority to creates rules for public and approved private schools in Washington state. Rules developed by SBE can be found in Title 180 WAC.

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Basic Education Compliance

SBE collects compliance information annually

The State Board of Education (SBE) collects compliance information annually online (through igrants, form package 600) from each school district in Washington. See the message sent to district superintendents in July of 2020 about the process for the 2020-21 school year: Basic Education Compliance Memo.

Future Board Meetings

The Board typically meets bimonthly.

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