Tiffin Columbian High School Graduation Requirements: 21 Credits
Must include 1 credit of Algebra 2 or the equivalent of Algebra 2
Must include 1 credit of Physical Science, Biology and 1 credit of Advanced Study
Can include any of the following courses: Consumer Education, Economics, Single Survival and Career Exploration
Students must complete at least two semesters of Fine Arts in grades 7-12. Students who successfully complete a career-technical pathway are exempted from the Fine Arts requirement EXCEPT Cosmetology 10 & 11.
Includes Business/Career Tech, Fine Arts, or Foreign Language
CLASS OF 2017
Student are required to pass all five parts of the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT). Students not passing all areas of the OGT will not participate in graduation ceremony.
CLASS OF 2018 AND BEYOND
Students must use at least one option to show that you are ready for a college or a job:
Option 1- Ohio's State Tests
Students must earn at least 18 points on seven end-of-course state tests. End-of-course tests are:
Algebra 1 or Integrated Math 15. English 1
Geometry of Integrated Math 26. English 2
American Government 7. Biology
Each test score earns you up to five graduation points. You must have a minimum of four points in math, four points in English and six points across science and social studies.
Option 2- Industry credential and workforce readiness
Earn a minimum of 12 points by receiving a State Board of Education-approved, industry-recognized credential or group of credentials in a single career field and earn a 13 on WorkKeys, a work-readiness Test. Teh state of Ohio will pay one time for you to take the WorkKeys test.
Option 3- college and readiness tests
Earn the "remediation-free" scores* on either:
English- 18 or higherWriting- 430 or higher
Mathematics- 22 or higherMathematics- 520 or higher
Reading- 22 or higherReading- 450 or higher
Your district will choose either the ACT or SAT for all students in your district to take for free during a one-time statewide spring test in 11th grade.
Core requirements - must meet 7 of 8
4 credits of English
4 credits of Math (Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2 + higher)
4 credits of Science (Chemistry & Physics required)
4 credits of Social Studies
3 credits of one foreign language OR 2 credits of 2 foreign languages