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Class of 2022 High School Graduation Assessment Requirements

This section reflects the high school graduation assessment requirements for the class of 2022, which were updated on June 5, 2019 pursuant to an amended Consent Order issued by the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey. The graduation assessment requirements for the class of 2022 are the same as they were for the classes of 2017–2019.

In English Language Arts (ELA), students must demonstrate proficiency:

  1. On New Jersey Student Learning Assessment (NJSLA)/PARCC ELA 10; or
  2. By meeting the designated cut score on a substitute competency test such as other high school-level NJSLA/PARCC assessments, the SAT, ACT, or ACCUPLACER as defined in Pathway 2; or
  3. By submitting, through the district, a student portfolio appeal to the New Jersey Department of Education.

In mathematics, students must demonstrate proficiency:

  1. On NJSLA/PARCC Algebra I; or
  2. By meeting the designated cut score on a substitute competency test such as other high school-level NJSLA/PARCC assessments, the SAT, ACT, or ACCUPLACER as defined in Pathway 2; or
  3. By submitting, through the district, a student portfolio appeal to the New Jersey Department of Education.

Proficiency levels/cut scores for the class of 2022 are specified further in the pathways below.


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