Posted: Wed, 08/01/2018 - 10:00am Updated: Mon, 08/06/2018 - 11:35am

With the passage of Graduation Pathways, students are now able to individualize their graduation requirements to align to their postsecondary goal. No longer must all students fit into the same academic mold, but rather, they can choose the options that best meet their postsecondary needs and aspirations. Students can create pathways that serve their educational interests and prepares them for postsecondary educational and career opportunities.

Grad Pathway Requirement #1

High School Diploma

Grad Pathway Requirement #2

Learn and Demonstrate Employability Skills

Students must complete at least one of the following to demonstrate the Department of Workforce Development’s Employability Skills Benchmarks

Grad Pathway Requirement #3

Postsecondary Ready Competencies  

Students must complete at least one of the following

  • To meet this Postsecondary-ready Competency for the Graduation Pathways, a student must earn at least a minimum AFQT score to qualify for placement into one of the branches of the US military, which is currently set at the score of 31.
  • ASVAB Home
  • The State Board of Education defines industry-recognized credentials as those credentials developed or supported by business and industry to verify student mastery of technical skills and competencies in an occupational area that aligns with Indiana’s economic sectors. They are approved by Indiana’s Department of Workforce Development.
  • 2018-2019 List of Industry Recognized Certifications
  • Per the Indiana General Assembly, any apprenticeship program must be registered under the federal National Apprenticeship Act (29 U.S.C. 50 et seq.) or another federal apprenticeship program administered by the United States Department of Labor. 
  • Federally Recognized Apprenticeships
  • A CTE Concentrator is a student who has earned at least six credits in CTE pathway courses in a state-approved College and Career Pathway (Program of Study).
  • A student pursuing the CTE Concentrator pathway must earn a C average or higher in at least six high school credits in a state approved College and Career Pathway (Program of Study). The C average is locally determined based on the school’s grading scale.
  • List of approved pathways
  • See pages 42-44 of the Grad Pathways Guidance Document found here.