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Graduation Requirements

North Carolina high school students are expected to meet specific state requirements in order to receive a high school diploma. These requirements apply to all students across the state and help ensure that all graduates have met certain standards. These standards for achievement and courses are designed to prepare students for higher education and for work as adults.


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In addition to state standards, Durham Public Schools Board of Education has set additional standards to graduate.

Over the past several years, graduation requirements have changed.


The date a student enters ninth grade determines the requirements that must be met.