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Graduation Requirements

Ohio law enacted new, permanent graduation requirements that are available for the classes of 2023 and beyond. 

Students in the classes of 2023 and beyond (those who entered grade 9 on or after July 1, 2019) are now required to meet a new set of graduation requirements. These new graduation requirements consist of three key components:
1. Course Completion
Students will satisfy Ohio’s curriculum requirements and any additional local requirements. Edgewood High School requirees 24 credits for graduation, with specific units required in each content area.
2. Demonstrating Competency
Students will demonstrate competency in the foundational areas of English language arts and mathematics or through alternative demonstrations, which include College Credit Plus, career-focused activities, their ACT or SAT scores, or military enlistment.
3. Demonstrating Readiness (Seals)
Students will demonstrate readiness for their post-high school paths by earning two diploma seals that allow them to demonstrate important foundational and well-rounded academic and technical knowledge, professional skills, and leadership and reasoning skills.
The Buckeye Local School District requires that students earn 24 credits in order to graduate.  Of the 24 credits required, the following course requirements must also be met:
4 English credits - including English I, English II, English III, and English IV
4 Math credits - including Algebra II
3 Science credits - including a Physical Science, a Life Science, and an Advanced Science
3 Social Studies credits - including World History, U.S. History, and U.S. Government
.5 Health
.5 PE credit or P.E. Waiver 
.5 Art credit (N/A if attending A-Tech)
1 Technology credit (N/A if attending A-Tech)
.5 Financial Literacy
Specific information pertaining to graduation, scheduling, credits, athletic eligibility, etc. may be obtained through the Edgewood High School School Counseling Office and/or the course description book.