• The graduation requirements for a particular student are those that are in effect when the student first enters the ninth (9th) grade. 

    Graduation Programs for students entering ninth (9th) grade for the first time, 2001-2002 or after:

    • HISD Core Program (Minimum High School Program – requires parental consent)
    • HISD Recommended High School Program
    • Distinguished Achievement Program

    A student must complete the academic course requirements and must pass the state-developed exit-Level tests before the student can graduate.

    Please refer to the HISD Secondary Guidelines  https://www.houstonisd.org/Page/33269