Senate Bill 1095, which was signed into law by Governor Tom Wolf on October 24, 2018, shifts Pennsylvania’s reliance on high stakes testing as a graduation requirement to provide alternatives for high school students to demonstrate readiness for postsecondary success using four additional pathways that more fully illustrate college, career, and community readiness.
The statewide graduation requirement takes effect for the graduating class of 2023. Beginning in the 2021-22 school year, the statewide graduation requirement will apply, as will any other locally-established policies and requirements.
The District graduation requirement matrix is below. Click for questions