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This site will provide you with information regarding the Texas high school graduation requirements.

House Bill 5: Foundation High School Program

The new Foundation High School Program became the default graduation program for all students entering ninth grade beginning with the 2014-2015 school year. For more information about the Foundation High School Program, please visit http://www.tea.state.tx.us/graduation.aspx.

Graduation Programs

Students who entered high school before the 2014-2015 school year have the option to graduate under the new Foundation High School Program or the existing Minimum High School Program (MHSP), Recommended High School Program (RHSP), or Distinguished Achievement Program (DAP).

2014-2015 Graduation Programs Side by Side (PDF, 308KB)

2013-2014 Side by Side Graduation Program Requirements (for students entering high school in 2012-2013 and later) (PDF, 120KB)

2012-2013 Side by Side Graduation Program Requirements (for students entering high school in 2012-2013 and later) (PDF, 120KB)

Information regarding Minimum High School Program (MHSP)

Information regarding automatic college admission

Information regarding dual credit (PDF, 204 KB)

 

Official State Board of Education Administrative Rules Regarding Graduation Requirements 

Graduation Requirements for Students Entering Grade 9 in 2012-13 and thereafter

Graduation Requirements for Students Entering Grade 9 in 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, or 2011-12

Graduation Requirements for Students Entering Grade 9 in 2004-05, 2005-06, or 2006-07

Graduation Requirements for Students Entering Grade 9 in 2001-02, 2002-03, or 2003-04

Graduation Requirements for Students Entering Grade 9 in 1998-99, 1999-2000, or 2000-01

For information regarding high school graduation requirements for students who entered high school before 1998-1999, please contact the Curriculum Division.


Curriculum Division
curriculum@tea.state.tx.us
Texas Education Agency
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78701-1401
(512) 463-9581

October 20, 2014

Safe Schools Week: Preparedness is Key

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) and the Texas School Safety Center (TxSSC) at Texas State University are working closely to ensure that students and staff enjoy the benefits of a safe and orderly learning environment and are reminding all Texans of the need to work together to keep our schools safe and secure.

October 17, 2014

SBOE committees meet Oct. 20

Committees of the State Board of Education will meet on Monday, Oct. 20. The Ad Hoc Committee on the Long-Range for Public Education will meet at 8 a.m. and the Committee of the Full Board will convene at 10 a.m. Both meetings are in room 1-104 of the Travis Building at 1701 N. Congress Ave. in Austin. The agenda is online and the meeting will be webcast.

October 17, 2014

SBOE names 10 businesses as Employers for Education Excellence

The State Board of Education today named 10 Texas businesses as the 2014 Employers for Education Excellence (EEE).  From the U.S. Army to a grocery store, these employers and their staffs are recognized for their ongoing support and commitment to Texas public schools.

October 16, 2014

TEA, Texas School Safety Center partner for Oct. 19-25 Safe Schools Week

 The Texas Education Agency (TEA) and the Texas School Safety Center (TxSSC) today renewed their annual partnership for the 2014 Texas Safe Schools Week, Oct. 19 - 25. TEA and TxSSC share a mutual goal of assuring all public schools are places where students, parents, teachers and administrators feel secure during the course of every school day.