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Gwinnett County Public School

Promotion and Graduation Requirements

In the 2023-24 school year, promotion and graduation requirements are as follows:

Elementary Promotion Requirements

Middle School Promotion Requirements

High School Graduation Requirements

In order to earn a regular Gwinnett County high school diploma, students must:  

  • Pass State-required areas of study.

 

State-required Areas of Study

To graduate, Georgia students must earn a minimum of 23 credits (also called units) in the following areas of study:

 

Required Area of Study

Credit / Unit

 

Language Arts

 

 

4

 

 

Mathematics

 

 

4

 

 

Science (3 required and 1 elective)

 

 

4

 

 

Social Studies

 

 

3

 

 

Modern/Classical Language and/or Technical Education and/or Fine Arts

 

 

3

 

 

Health and Physical Education

 

 

1

 

 

Electives

 

 

4