Personal tools

Demonstration of Competency

All students must demonstrate competency in five areas in order to graduate from high school.

Meet the Requirement

Downloads

The demonstration is through SBA, PARCC/Transition and EOC assessments. Students can also demonstrate competency through the menu of options below. Students must complete/meet one of the areas in Reading, Math, Writing, Science, and Social Studies.For detailed information, refer to NMPED Graduation Requirements Webpage.

Menu of Options

Reading

  • ESSA-Required Assessments
  • Other National Assessments
  • Other State Assessments End of Course (EoC) Exams
  • Acceptance to an accredited 2 or 4-year Institute of Higher Learning
  • Acceptance to a Post-Secondary Certificate or Apprentice Career Education Program
  • Acceptance to a branch of the military
  • Final Exam Grade in a Junior or Senior English Class of “C” or better
  • Successful completion of a Dual Credit Course in English
  • Met proficiency on a student project or essay with rubric or grading guidelines signed off by educator
  • Met IEP goals for a Career or Ability Graduation Pathway
  • Passing another state’s exit exam

Math

  • ESSA-Required Assessments
  • Other National Assessments
  • Other State Assessments End of Course (EoC) Exams
  • Acceptance to an accredited 2 or 4-year Institute of Higher Learning
  • Acceptance to a Post-Secondary Certificate or Apprentice Career Education Program
  • Acceptance to a branch of the military
  • Final Exam Grade in a Junior or Senior Math Class of “C” or better
  • Successful completion of a Dual Credit Course in Math
  • Met proficiency on a student project or essay with rubric or grading guidelines signed off by educator
  • Met IEP goals for a Career or Ability Graduation Pathway
  • Passing another state’s exit exam

Writing

  • ESSA-Required Assessments
  • Other National Assessments
  • Other State Assessments End of Course (EoC) Exams
  • Acceptance to an accredited 2 or 4-year Institute of Higher Learning
  • Acceptance to a Post-Secondary Certificate or Apprentice Career Education Program
  • Acceptance to a branch of the military
  • Final Exam Grade in a Junior or Senior English Class of “C” or better
  • Successful completion of a Dual Credit Course in English
  • Met proficiency on a student project or essay with rubric or grading guidelines signed off by educator
  • Met IEP goals for a Career or Ability Graduation Pathway
  • Passing another state’s exit exam

Science

  • ESSA-Required Assessments
  • Other National Assessments
  • Other State Assessments End of Course (EoC) Exams
  • Acceptance to an accredited 2 or 4-year Institute of Higher Learning
  • Acceptance to a Post-Secondary Certificate or Apprentice Career Education Program
  • Acceptance to a branch of the military
  • Final Exam Grade in a Junior or Senior Science Class of “C” or better
  • Successful completion of a Dual Credit Course in Science
  • Met proficiency on a student project or essay with rubric or grading guidelines signed off by educator
  • Met IEP goals for a Career or Ability Graduation Pathway
  • Passing another state’s exit exam

Social Studies

  • ESSA-Required Assessments
  • Other National Assessments
  • Other State Assessments End of Course (EoC) Exams
  • Acceptance to an accredited 2 or 4-year Institute of Higher Learning
  • Acceptance to a Post-Secondary Certificate or Apprentice Career Education Program
  • Acceptance to a branch of the military
  • Final Exam Grade in a Junior or Senior Social Studies Class of “C” or better
  • Successful completion of a Dual Credit Course in Social Studies
  • Met proficiency on a student project or essay with rubric or grading guidelines signed off by educator
  • Met IEP goals for a Career or Ability Graduation Pathway
  • Passing another state’s exit exam