Graduation Requirements

Requirements for Incoming Freshmen 2014-15

With the passage of House Bill 5 by the Texas Legislature in 2013 came significant changes to requirements for high school graduation, graduation planning and state testing requirements at all levels. HB5 is designed to instill more flexibility in public education by enabling students to either pursue a traditional path into colleges and universities or move directly into the workforce to initiate a career path and help meet projected shorages of skilled workers.

The following links provide information related to graduation and graduation planning that will affect the freshman class of 2014-15 (the senior class of 2018) and all classes thereafter. It is critical that students and parents become familiar with these documents and actively seek answers and information from high school counselors, who are terrific resources for graduation planning.

2015-16 Graduation Plan Overview

Boerne ISD High School Four-Year Plan

2016-17 CTE Coherent Sequence of Courses

Fdn. High School Program Opt-In Agreement

Fdn. High School Program Opt-Out Agreement

Additional Resources

Graduation Toolkit

Gradution Toolkit in spanish

These videos, produced by the University of Texas College of Education, provide additional detail on the new graduation requirements:

En Espanol:

Additional information on HB5 and its impact on graduation requirements is available here: Texas Education Agency

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