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Lakeside Union SD (Lakeside) |  BP  6146.5  Instruction

Elementary/Middle School Graduation Requirements   

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In order to recognize successful completion of elementary and middle school education, the Governing Board shall confer diplomas of graduation from elementary and middle schools and from special day of elementary and middle grades.

(cf. 5127 - Graduation Ceremonies and Activities)

Diplomas shall be awarded only to students who have completed the course of study prescribed by law and the district. (Education Code 51402)

(cf. 6011 - Academic Standards)

(cf. 6143 - Courses of Study)

In addition, students shall meet district requirements for promotion based on grades, assessments or other indicators as specified in Board policy and administrative regulation.

(cf. 5121 - Grades/Evaluation of Student Achievement)

(cf. 5123 - Promotion/Acceleration/Retention)

(cf. 6162.5 - Student Assessment)

The Superintendent, with input from the Lakeside Intermediate School staff shall develop administrative regulations to establish the specific standards and behavioral expectations for promotion exercises which recognize students who have completed the district's required course of study. While recognizing the importance of these ceremonies, the Board also desires to maintain high standards of student conduct and behavior. The principal may deny the privilege of participating in the ceremonies in accordance with school rules which provide for due process.

Legal Reference:


48070-48070.5 Promotion and retention

51400-51403 Elementary school diplomas

52507-52510 Requirements for eighth grade graduation (adult school)

60641-60647 Standardized Testing and Reporting Program

60648 Minimum performance levels


adopted: September 17, 2012 Lakeside, California