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2020-21 Graduation Guidance

Graduation Guidance

The class of 2021 has endured a year of cancellations and disruptions, and yet continues to demonstrate perseverance and resolve. Oregon’s seniors deserve consistent connection, encouragement, opportunity and support. The resources on this page will help see that promise through. ODE and districts share a collective responsibility to light a path toward graduation and postsecondary opportunities for every senior.


Graduation Pathways
An overview of Oregon’s graduation requirements and supporting resources.

Graduation Ceremony Guidance
How districts can individually and publicly honor the Class of 2021’s efforts and achievements.


Equitable Grading Practices
Clarifying roles, restating guidance and reinforcing equitable practices.

Flexible Credit Options
Approved sources of evidence for awarding credit.

Personalized Graduation and Transition Plan
A template for seniors needing credits to meet Oregon Diploma 2021 requirements.

Financial aid information from the Higher Education Coordinating Commission.

Credit Assurance Plans
A template for students to earn credits towards graduation in courses that were previously marked as Incomplete during the extended school closure.

Communicating on Transcripts
Recommendations and sample language to districts drafting student transcripts and the school profile during changing practices due to COVID-19.

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