Virginia Graduation Requirements

High School Graduation Requirements for Virginia Students
Standard Diploma Requirements:

4 Units of  English
3 Units of Math
3 Units of Science
3 Units of History
2 Units of PE
2 Units of Fine Arts or Career Technical
4 Units of Electives
1 Unit   of Economics

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22 Total Units of Credit

SOL Requirements: 

2 English (1 Reading and 1 Writing)
1 Math (Algebra I, Algebra II or Geometry)
1 Science (Earth Science, Biology or Chemistry)
1 History (World History I, World History II or US History
1 Additional (any Math, Science or History)
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6 Total Verified Units of Credit

Additional Graduation Credit: All standard diploma students must also pass a Certification Assessment which are offered in Economics classes, Computer Applications classes, CIS classes, Basic Tech Drawing courses, Agriscience classes and Technical Center Courses. The test offered to all students (since they are required to take Economics) is the
W!SE test.






Advanced Diploma Requirements:

4 Units of  English
4 Units of Math
4 Units of Science
4 Units of History
2 Units of PE
3 Units of Foreign Language (or 4 Units of two languages)
1 Units of Fine Arts or Career Technical
3 Units of Electives
1 Unit   of Economics
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26 Total Units of Credit

SOL Requirements:

2 English (1 Reading and 1 Writing)
2 Math (Algebra I, Algebra II or Geometry)
2 Science (Earth Science, Biology or Chemistry)
2 History (World History I, World History II or US History
2 Additional (any Math, Science or History)
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9 Total Verified Units of Credit