Prince William County Schools Graduation Requirements

The Virginia Board of Education sets forth requirements for students associated with the year the student entered 9th grade for the first time.  The diploma options available to students can be found, organized by the year the student entered 9th grade for the first time, on pages 11-15 in the 2020-21 High School Course Catalog for Prince William County Public Schools. 

Please follow this link for translated copies of the course catalog in Arabic, Español, Korean, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

Other Graduation Information for Students and Parents


Visit our Academic Advising webpage for more resources on the high school course selection process, career planning guides, and four-year planning guides. 

The College and Career Planning webpage will provide information on:

  • Career Planning
  • College Entrance Testing
  • College-Bound Student-Athlete
  • College-Bound?
  • Financial Aid & Scholarships
  • Military Service
  • Naviance Student

NCAA Eligibility - Any student who plans to pursue sports at the college level should refer to the NCAA website for information about required high school course work.

Diploma Warranty and Diploma Seals (PDF)

Grading Scale/Omitting High School Courses taken in Middle School (PDF)

Expunging a High School Credit Course taken in Middle School - The form below must be completed by a parent/guardian to request to expunge any high school credit bearing course taken in middle school.