New Graduation Guidelines

Life beyond high school is different from what it used to be.

(Modified from the CDE website)

By 2020 74% of jobs in Colorado will require education beyond high school. Colorado Graduation Guidelines provide a road map to help students and their families plan for success after high school. The graduation guidelines take effect with ninth-graders in fall 2017 (the graduating class of 2021).

New Graduation Guidelines for the Graduating Class of 2021

In addition to 22 credits, students must demonstrate mastery of English and Math through this menu of options. Mastery does not have to be within the same area. For example, a student can earn a 3 on his AP Eng test and then demonstrate mastery of math through his capstone.

Graduation Requirements One Pager.pdf

Scroll through the included document to review all APS graduation requirements.