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BP 6146.5



Elementary/Middle School Graduation Requirements



In order to recognize successful completion of elementary and middle school education, the San Benito County Board of Education shall confer diplomas of graduation from elementary and middle schools and from special day and evening classes of elementary and middle grades.


Diplomas shall be awarded only to students who have completed the course of study prescribed by law and the San Benito County Office of Education’s Alternative Education. (Education Code 51402)


In addition, students shall meet district requirements for promotion based on grades, assessments or other indicators as specified in Board policy and administrative regulation.




Legal Reference:


48070-48070.5  Promotion and retention

51400-51403  Elementary school diplomas

52507-52510 Requirements for eighth grade graduation (adult school)

60640-60649 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress

60648  Minimum performance levels



Policy Adopted: 11-30-17