Federal Way Public Schools Class of 2019+
English Language Arts
Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2 or other 3rd credit of math* Four years of Math is highly recommended.
Including at least 2 lab sciences, 3rd Science credit* Four years of science is highly recommended.
Contemporary World History, Geography & Problems, US History, Civics and Social Studies Elective
Health and Fitness
.5 Health and 1.5 Fitness
Students must earn credit for physical education unless excused by RCW 28A.230.050
Career and Technical Education (CTE)
1 credit may be a Personalize Pathway Requirement**
World Language or Personalized Pathway
Both credits may be a Personalized Pathway Requirement**
Total Required Credits
- High School and Beyond Plan and Career Plan Letter
- Certificate of Academic Achievement or Individual Achievement awarded to students who pass the required assessments***
- Washington State History and Government
- Community Service (24 hours)****
- Smarter Balanced ELA Test or state approved alternative
- Smarter Balanced Math Test or state approved alternative
ELA = English Language Arts
*The third credit of science and the third credit of math are chosen by the student based on the student’s interest and High School and Beyond Plan, and approved by the parent or guardian, or if the parent or guardian is unavailable or does not indicate a preference, the school counselor or principal (WAC 180-51-068).
**Personal Pathway Requirements (PPR) are related courses that lead to a specific, post-high school career or educational outcome. These are chosen by the student based on personal interest and the High School and Beyond Plan, which may include Career and Technical Education. These are intended to provide a focus for the student’s learning.
***Students receiving special education services are eligible to earn a Certificate of Individual Achievement (CIA)/high school diploma by meetings standards in the Washington Alternative Assessment System (WAAS). Eligibility is determined by a student’s IEP team.
**** Required for class of 2021 and beyond.