In addition to the requirements above, there are 3 pathways below that students needs to choose towards graduation.
Ohio’s State Tests
Earn at least 18 points on seven end-of-course state tests.
End-of-course tests are:
Algebra I or Integrated Math I
Geometry or Integrated Math II
English I and II
Each test score earns you up to five graduation points. You must have a minimum of four points in math, four points in English and six points across science and social studies. Your school and district receive grades on the Ohio School Report Cards for all students’ scores and participation
on state tests.
Industry credential and workforce readiness
Earn a minimum of 12 points by receiving a State Board
of Education-approved, industry-recognized credential or
group of credentials in a single career field and earn a 13 on
WorkKeys, a work-readiness test. The state of Ohio will pay
one time for you to take the WorkKeys test.
College and career readiness tests
Earn the “remediation-free” scores* on either:
18 or higher
22 or higher
22 or higher
Your district will choose either the ACT or SAT for all
students in your district to take for free during a one-time
statewide spring test in grade 11.
Writing - 430 or higher
Mathematics - 520 or higher
Reading - 450 or higher