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Earning an Ohio High School Diploma
Students must complete and earn a state minimum of 20 credits in specific subjects. Additionally, students also must receive instruction in economics and financial literacy and complete at least two semesters of fine arts. CEVS has additional graduation requirements that necessitate students earning 21 credits. Students are encouraged to meet with Natalie Kanney, High School Guidance Counselor, early in their high school career to ensure they are on the path to graduation in a timely manner.
In addition to the above credit requirements, it is expected that students will meet one of the three options presented in Ohio law. These are briefly explained below:
1. Ohio’s State Tests
Earn 18 out of 35 points on seven end-of-course state tests. A student can earn up to five points on each test. A minimum of four points in math, four points in English language arts and six points across science and social studies must be earned by the student.
The table below provides the performance level associated with the number of graduation points.
Performance Level=Graduation Points
2. Industry-recognized credential and score on workforce readiness test
Earn an industry-recognized credential or a group of credentials totaling 12 points and earn the required score on the WorkKeys test. Ohio pays for students to take the test one time.
3. College and career readiness tests
Earn remediation-free scores in math and English language arts on the ACT or SAT. Ohio's university presidents set these scores, which are subject to change. Districts choose either the ACT or SAT. CEVS has chosen to administer the ACT. Students will take the ACT one time in the spring in grade 11 for free at school.
Temporary Ohio law provided additional graduation options for students in the class of 2018, specifically, students who entered grade 9 between July 1, 2014, and June 30, 2015. Recent legislation extended additional graduation options to the the class of 2020. Additional options to earn a high school diploma for the class of 2020.
If you have questions about graduation requirements, please feel free to contact Mr. Jason Hemmelgarn, High School Principal or Natalie Kanney, High School Guidance Counselor. You may also call the Ohio Department of Education at 614- 466-1317 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.