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New JCS Graduation Requirements

Information for Students and Families


Kentucky has new minimum high school graduation requirements and to comply with the new law, JCS requirements are changing, starting with the 2019-2020 freshman class, the graduating class of 2023. The new requirements are being phased in, with one set taking effect for those students entering 9th grade in the 2019-2020 school year and another for students entering 9th grade in 2020-2021 and after. Those students who entered 9th grade on or before the first day of the 2018-2019 school year are under previous graduation requirements and there are no changes for these students.

To learn the requirements for each graduating class, select the checklist for your current grade. Requirements are determined by the date that a student initially enters 9th grade and cannot be exchanged for previous or future requirements.

For more information or questions about your graduation requirements, use the links below, or contact your school guidance counselor.

Parent Information Flyer

Graduation Checklists

Graduation Board Policy