STATE TESTING REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION
For the classes of 2020 and beyond, students must meet the requirements for one of the three existing pathways:
Pathway 1: Complete End of Course (EOC) exams in the following subjects:
● Algebra I, Geometry
● English Language Arts I, English Language Arts II
● American History and American Government
Students must earn a total of at least 18 points.
4 points minimum in English
4 points minimum in Mathematics
6 points minimum in Science/Social Studies
Pathway 2: Earn an Industry Credential and meet score requirements on the Workforce Readiness Test
Pathway 3: College and Career Readiness Tests
Earn remediation-free scores* in math and English language arts on the ACT or SAT. Your district chooses either the ACT or SAT. You will take a one-time statewide spring test in grade 11 for free.
*Ohio’s university presidents set these scores, which are subject to change.
*Note- if a student does not meet the testing requirements, they have the option to complete another pathway. ODE is currently offering two additional pathways only for the graduating classes of 2020 replacement of testing, please refer to the link below: http://education.ohio.gov/getattachment/Topics/Ohio-s-Graduation-Requirements/News/Two-addi tional-graduation-options-available-fo-1/GradReq20.pdf