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Virginia Graduation Requirements (Virginia Department of Education, VDOE)


Profile of a Virginia Graduate

The Profile of a Virginia Graduate comprises the course and credit requirements students must meet to earn a Standard Diploma or Advanced Studies Diploma and the skills, experiences, and attributes essential for success in college and the work force.

Students meeting the Profile of a Virginia Graduate achieve the commonwealth’s high academic standards and graduate from high school with workplace skills, an understanding of their responsibilities as citizens, and career plans aligned with their talents, interests and experiences.


ADD/ADHD Autism Spectrum Disorder Deaf-Blind Developmental Delay Diploma Options Emotional Disability Employment Hearing Impairment High School Individualized Education Program (IEP) Intellectual Disability Learning Disability Middle School Mild/Moderate Disabilities Multiple Disabilities Orthopedic Impairment Other Health Impairment Parent/Family Postsecondary Education Professional Resources Speech/Language Impairment Transition Traumatic Brain Injury Vision Impairment