Mathematics Graduation Requirements

Contact Information

K-12 Mathematics

Serena O'Neill

Associate Director of Secondary Mathematics

Laura Grant

Associate Director of Elementary Mathematics and Content Integration

Arlene Crum

Secondary Mathematics Pathways Specialist

All public high school students are required to meet statewide graduation requirements to earn a diploma. Specific graduation requirements exist for mathematics. This page serves to inform families, students, and educators about those requirements.

Credit Requirements

Washington state requires that students earn at least three credits of math (RCW 28A.230.090):

  • 1.0 Credit of Algebra I or Integrated Math I
  • 1.0 Credit of Geometry or Integrated Math II
  • 1.0 Credit of high school-level math course that meets the student's education and career goals identified in the student's high school and beyond plan

For a list of state minimum credit requirements, please visit the Washington State Board of Education.

Many districts require additional credits to graduate. Please refer to your local district requirements to determine how many credits are required to receive a diploma from your high school.

  • Mathematics FAQ The State Board of Education has provided this FAQ in order to address questions related to mathematics.

Graduation Pathways

Resources for educators, school districts, and families can help support students to graduate with a diploma and a meaningful plan for a successful future.