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Graduation Requirements


Students attending Buckeye Valley High School and/or the Delaware Area Career Center must earn a minimum of 21 units of credit and demonstrate Competency and Readiness to be eligible for graduation. 

Ohio Department of Education & Workforce Graduation Requirements

(Click the link for the most up-to-date graduation requirements) 

Table of Graduation Requirements

Graduation requirements consist of three key components:

1. Course Completion
Students will satisfy Ohio’s curriculum requirements and any additional local requirements. Students will complete 21 units, with specific units required in each content area. (See above table)

2. Demonstrating Competency
Students will demonstrate competency in the foundational areas of English language arts and mathematics or through alternative demonstrations, which include College Credit Plus, career-focused activities, their ACT or SAT scores, or military enlistment.

3. Demonstrating Readiness (Seals)
Students will demonstrate readiness for their post-high school paths by earning two diploma seals that allow them to demonstrate important foundational and well-rounded academic and technical knowledge, professional skills, and leadership and reasoning skills.