Graduation Requirements in Pennsylvania

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Beginning with the graduating class of 2023, new statewide graduation requirements will apply to all public school students. As a result, every student must now satisfy one of several pathways to demonstrate postsecondary preparedness in order to receive a diploma.

Two of these options require a student to demonstrate proficiency or satisfactory completion of end-of-course Keystone Exams to satisfy the statewide graduation requirement.

You can read what all of the pathways are to meet the new requirements here.

Please note – this document is available in Spanish.

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