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Gwinnett County Public Schools

Promotion and Graduation Requirements

Promotion and Graduation Requirements


In the 2016-17 school year, promotion and graduation requirements are as follows:


Elementary Promotion Requirements



Middle School Promotion Requirements


High School Graduation Requirements

In order to earn a regular Gwinnett County high school diploma, students must:
  • Pass Gwinnett's High School Gateway Writing Assessment, and
State-required areas of study
To graduate, Georgia students must earn a minimum of 23 credits (also called units) in the following areas of study:
Required Area of Study
Credit/
Unit
Language Arts
4
Mathematics
4
Science (The 4th science unit may be used to meet both the science and an elective requirement.)
4
Social Studies
3
Modern/Classical Language and/or Technical Education and/or Fine Arts
3
Health and Physical Education
1
Electives
4

 

 

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