24-credit diploma provides opportunity, flexibility

Washington’s middle and high school students will graduate into an economy full of opportunity, with more than 740,000 job openings coming in the next five years.

A key component of a meaningful diploma is the 24-credit graduation requirement.

It is intended to ensure all students take a high school course of study that will prepare them for education beyond high school and their future careers.

Learn more in our new fact sheet about the flexibility that is built into the credit requirement .