Other Diplomas & Certificates
Applied Studies Diploma
As of July 1, 2015, state legislation eliminated the term “Special Diploma”. In lieu of this language, the term “Applied Studies Diploma” will be used. This diploma is available to students with disabilities who complete the requirements of their Individualized Education Program (IEP) and who do not meet the requirements of for other diplomas.
Applied Studies Diploma Bulletin
- Volume 1 – July 15, 2015 (PDF)
General Achievement Adult High School Diploma (GAAHSD) Program
This diploma is intended for individuals who are at least 18 years of age and not enrolled in public school or not otherwise meeting the compulsory school attendance requirements set forth in the Code of Virginia.
See General Achievement Adult High School Diploma (GAAHSD) Program for requirements.
General Educational Development Certificates (GED)
Refer to Regulations Governing General Education Development Certificates (8 VAC 20-360-10, et. seq.)
See General Educational Development (GED) Certificate for requirements.
Certificate of Program Completion
Available to students who complete prescribed programs of studies defined by a local school board but who do not qualify for diplomas.