High School Graduation Requirements

The South Dakota Board of Education passed the new minimum requirements on Nov. 2, 2009. The requirements are outlined here. More information about the requirements can be found in Administrative Rule 24:43:11.

Documents and Useful Links
UPDATED: Graduation Requirements Handbook Graduation Requirements FAQs Webinar Recording
NEW: Graduation Requirements Infographic Graduation Requirements FAQs Webinar Handout
UPDATED: Graduation Requirements FAQs Students with Disabilities Policy
Math Exclusion Documentation How To: Health/ Health Integration
Math Exclusion Documentation in Word format List of Approved CTE Courses
Science Exclusion Documentation CTE for Core Content
Science Exclusion Documentation in Word Format Implementation Timeline
Related Administrative Rules Pathways "old" Grad Requirements

18 Compulsory School Age
Carol Uecker, 605-773-4771
Course Codes
Career and Technical Education
Division of CTE, 605-773-3423
Course Requirements to Graduate
Andrea Diehm, 605-773-4150
Fine Arts, Science, Social Studies
Course Content Standards
English/Language Arts, World Language
Teresa Berndt, 605-773-4662
Health Education, Physical Education
Karen Keyser, 605-220-6453
Becky Nelson, 605-773-4681
Nicol Reiner, 605-773-8196
English Language Learners (ELL)
Yutzil Becker, 605-773-4698
End-of-Course Exams
Chris Booth, 605-773-6156
Online Courses < South Dakota Virtual School (SDVS)
Deb Wolf, 605-295-8190
Home School
Carol Uecker, 605-773-4771
Teacher Certification
certification@state.sd.us, 605-773-2490
Special Education (SPED) or IEP
See Regional Contacts at http://doe.sd.gov/oess/documents/17-SPED-reps.pdf