• Hillsboro School District Diploma Requirements

    Essential Skills Graduation Requirement

     The state also requires that all students demonstrate that they are proficient in certain “essential skills”—skills that are deemed critical for future success – before they are awarded a diploma. Graduates must demonstrate their proficiency in the Essential Skills gradually as follows:

    • Read and comprehend a variety of text
    • Write clearly and accurately
    • Apply mathematics in a variety of settings