Graduation requirements for Henry County high schools include attendance, required units of credit, and passing state required graduation tests.
Middle School Credit
Unit credit may be awarded for courses offered in the middle grades that meet the 9-12 CCGPS requirements. 2. A student is classified as a high school student after the official entry date for the ninth grade. 3. Credits for each successfully completed high school course will receive a numeric average on the high school transcript.
Units of credit awarded in middle school are not included in the high school grade point average (GPA) and will not receive quality points.
High School Diploma
Students must meet diploma requirements in three areas: assessments, courses and credits.
- Assessments: All students must take the Georgia Milestones End of Course (EOC) assessments in Ninth Grade Language Arts, American Literature, Coordinate Algebra, Analytic Geometry, United States History, Economics, Physical Science, and Biology. These students must pass the course to meet graduation requirements.
- Courses: Students must complete and pass specific EOC course requirements as outlined by the graduation rule.
- Credits: Students must earn 23 units as a minimum state requirement for graduation. Additional requirements may be established by the local district.