Florida Law gives all high school students the right to choose one of the 2 diploma options:
• 4-year (24 credit) standard high school diploma
ACCEL Program (18 credits minimum)
If a student does not make a choice, the 4-year option will be selected for that student.
Each year the Florida legislature reviews the graduation requirements for entering freshmen. The Requirements apply to only those 9th graders who enter high school. in the year the requirements are established. Click here for the most current information.
REQUIREMENTS of NOTE:
Take and pass on online class Click here for more information on Virtual Courses.
HOPE (Health Opportunities with the Integration of Physical Education)
HOPE is a one-credit requirement that can be satisfied as a course or through 2 years of ROTC. The physical education component of HOPE can be satisfied through 2 years of participating in Marching Band but Marching Band will not satisfy the personal fitness nor the health component of HOPE.
2 years of participation in ROTC will satisfy the HOPE requirement as well as the Performing Arts requirement.
Graduation Date / Commencement: The graduation dates for Broward County schools are announced late December/early January. We post the information on the website and Daily Announcements when it is available. Access STUDENT LIFE and your child's graduating class for the most updated information.