Standard or Advanced - Which Diploma is Right for You?
The Virginia Department of Education offers different types of diplomas for high school students. Please access the link below to learn more about graduation requirements.
In SCPS, the Standard Diploma requires 24 credits and 5 verified credits. The Advanced Diploma requires 28 credits and 5 verified credits. Students earn a verified credit by passing the SOL test in an End-of-Course (EOC) class. Students earn verified credits in Reading, Writing, Science, Math, and History. These credits are most often earned via English 11, Biology, Algebra I, and World History I.