Jackson County Public Schools District Information

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Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate from high school, students must meet the following requirements:

  1. Successful completion of all course unit requirements mandated by the State Board of Education (see charts below);
  2. Successful completion of at least 28 total credits unless graduating from the Jackson County School of Alternatives;
  3. Beginning in the 2014-2015 school year, successful completion of cardiopulmonary resuscitation instruction; and
  4. Successful completion of all other requirements mandated by the Board of Education, as provided in policy 3460.

Future-Ready Core Course of Study

All students must fulfill the course unit requirements of the Future-Ready Core Course of Study, unless they are approved for the Future-Ready Occupational Course of Study.

Please see board policy 3460 for specific policies relating to honor graduates, students with disabilities, and children of military families. Board policy 3460 also includes information about early graduation, graduation certificates, and diploma endorsements.


Stacy Macke

School Counselor
10th-12th Grade,
Last Names A-K
(828) 586-2177 ext. 2502

Paige Jeleniewski

School Counselor
10th-12th Grade,
Last Names L-Z
(828) 586-2177 ext. 2504