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Administrative Regulations Manual & Procedures

Under Policy Governance®, within the directives and limitation listed in the Board Governance Policies, the Board delegates the development and implementation of Administrative Regulations and procedures to the Superintendent and staff, except in regard to issues for which they are mandated by law to take direct action. A comprehensive review and revision of all District policies and procedures was completed between August and December 2015, and the conversion to an Administrative Regulations Manual was completed on February 1, 2016.

Regulations establish legal records and standards of conduct for the school district. Regulations can provide a bridge between the School Board's philosophy and goals and the everyday administration of programs.

The Issaquah School District is continually updating Regulations and procedures to keep current with state laws and regulations as well as best practices. Regulations or procedures on this website may be in transition or in process of being revised. Please contact Tricia Romo, Public Records Officer, if you have a specific policy question or to double-check on a Regulation.

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High School Graduation Requirements - 2410


Code: 2410

Adopted: 8/24/2015

Last Revised Date: 5/1/2019

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The Issaquah School District has established the following graduation requirements which, at a minimum, satisfy those established by the State Board of Education. The District will award a regular high school diploma to every student enrolled in the District who meets the requirements established by the District. Only one diploma will be awarded with no distinctions being made between the various programs of instruction which may be pursued.

A. Credits

The state requires students to earn a minimum of 24 credits across specified subject areas in order to graduate from high school, subject to certain school-wide or individually obtained waivers. School districts are permitted to establish credit requirements that exceed the minimum number established by the state. The District has established specific credit and subject area requirements for each District high school, which are explained in 2410P. Additional District- or school -specific credit requirements are detailed in each high school’s Course Guide.

B. Assessments

Students must pass state exams, or state-approved alternatives, to be eligible to graduate and earn a Certificate of Academic Achievement (CAA). Students with disabilities who receive special education services may earn a Certificate of Individual Achievement (CIA), if determined appropriate by their individualized education program (IEP) team. The required assessments and assessment alternatives are described in 2410P.

C. High School and Beyond Plans

Each student must develop a High School and Beyond Plan to guide the student’s high school experience, including plans for postsecondary education or training and career, as provided in 2410P.

D. Technology Requirement

The District requires that all students demonstrate technology proficiency, as described in 2410P.

2410P describes the State Board of Education’s and District’s requirements for graduation, including particular subject area requirements; earning credits for District courses and programs, alternative learning experiences and programs, courses offered by colleges or universities, outside courses of study, demonstrated competencies, and courses completed prior to 9th grade; obtaining credit waivers; earning a CAA or CIA; developing High School and Beyond Plans; and demonstrating technology proficiency.

State law governs requirements for graduation and may be amended from time to time. To the extent there is a conflict between this Regulation and state statutes, regulations, or other state law on graduation requirements, state law controls.

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  • RCW 28A.155.045 Certificate of individual achievement
  • RCW 28A.155.170 Graduation ceremony—Certificate of attendance—Students with individualized education programs
  • RCW 28A.230.090 High school graduation requirements or equivalencies
  • RCW 28A.230.091 High school and beyond plans—Best practices
  • RCW 28A.230.094 High school civics course
  • RCW 28A.230.097 Career and technical high school course equivalencies
  • RCW 28A.230.120 High school diplomas
  • RCW 28A.230.122 International baccalaureate diplomas
  • RCW 28A.230.125 Development of standardized high school transcripts
  • RCW 28A.232 Alternative learning experience courses
  • RCW 28A.250 Online learning
  • RCW 28A.305.215 Revised graduation requirements
  • RCW 28A.600.030 Grading policies—Option to consider attendance
  • RCW 28A.600.290 College in the high school program
  • RCW 28A.600.300-400 Running start program
  • RCW 28A.655.061 High school assessment system–– Certificate of academic achievement – Objective alternative assessments
  • RCW 28A.655.065 Objective alternative assessment methods – Appeals from assessment scores – Waivers and appeals from assessment requirements
  • RCW 28A.655.068 Statewide high school assessment in science
  • WAC 180-18-055 Alternative high school graduation requirements
  • WAC 180-51 High school graduation requirements
  • WAC 392-121-182 Alternative learning experience requirements
  • WAC 392-121-184 Running start program requirements
  • WAC 392-169 Special services programs – running start program
  • WAC 392-410 Courses of study and equivalences
  • WAC 392-501 Academic achievement, accountability, and assessment
  • WAC 392-725 College in the high school rules
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