Graduation Requirements

  • In order to earn a regular GCPS High School Diploma, students must:

    1) Pass Gwinnett County Public School's High School Gateway Writing Assessment in Science and Social Studies

    2) Complete a total of 23 credits (units) in the following areas of study:

    • 4 units of English/ Language Arts
    • 4 units of Science - must include Biology, Chemisty and Physics
    • 4 units of Mathematics
    • 3 units of Social Studies - must include World History, US History, 1/2 credit of Government, 1/2 credit of Economics
    • 3 units required from Foreign Language* and/or CTAE and/or Fine Arts
    • 4 units of additional electives
    • .5 unit of Health
    • .5 unit of Physical Education

     * Students planning to enter or transfer into a University System of Georgia institution must take two units of the same foreign language.

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Promotion Requirements

  • 9th to 10th grade - 5 units (Sophomore)

    10th to 11th grade - 11 units (Junior)

    11th to 12th grade - 17 units (Senior)