Graduation Requirements & College-Bound Recommendations

Columbia High School Graduation Requirements - 27.5 Credits Required

*Suggested classes for college-bound students.

Additional Credit Requirements:
**2 Art Credits-Foundations in Mixed Media Art, Intermediate/Advanced Mixed Media Art, Digital Imaging, Concert Band, Concert Choir, Jazz Band, History of Modern Music, Guitar, Mariachi Band, Drama, Metalworking.
**2 World Language Credits *(Spanish I, Spanish II, Spanish III, AP Spanish Language) 
**2 Personalized Credits (career concentration/elective classes)
7 Elective Credits-Courses not listed and/or extra classes taken from areas listed above.

 **Flexible Requirements-1 art credit, World Language credit, career concentration credit and electives may be substituted according to a student’s High School and Beyond Plan (HSBP).

**Pathways: must choose one
~World Language w/ 2 Art Credits
~Personalized Pathway

Additional requirements-School district policy states that a student must meet all graduation requirements prior to graduation or they will not be allowed to walk in the graduation ceremony or attend the senior trip.

  • Required Washington State graduation pathway (SBA, SAT/ACT, ASVAB, AP, Dual Credit, or CTE)

  • High School and Beyond Plan

  • Washington State History (generally completed in middle school)