College & Career Readiness and Innovative Programs

Graduation Requirements

Academic - Course requirements needed for graduation in the state of Maryland

Student Service Learning- Details and links to completing student service learning hours needed for a Maryland diploma  

HSA (High School Assessment) Maryland requires all students to pass assessment tests needed for a Maryland diploma 

Bridge Plan for Academic Validation - The Bridge Plan is for students who have passed the HSA-related course but have not passed an HSA after two or more attempts.  

Advisories - Every Middle School and High School in our county provides regular, small group  advisory periods where students meet with an advisor/teacher to discuss relevant topics, build relationships and learn about important information needed to be prepared for college and careers after high school.

What skills and abilities does a PGCPS graduate
need to be college and career ready?

Profile of a Graduate Brochure  

Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) is pursuing a new vision to ensure that 100% of our graduates are college and workforce ready. Secondary School Reform is the strategic implementation of that vision. Part of Secondary School Reform is to define what skills are necessary for a graduating senior to be prepared for both college level courses and productive careers in the 21st century economy.  

Prince George’s County Public Schools is dedicated to providing students with the requisite 21st century skills and mastery of core academic subjects to be successful in future higher education and career pursuits. Graduates will be able to:  

  1. Acquire important information and skills  
  2. Make meaning of academic content  
  3. Effectively transfer their learning to new situations both within school and beyond       

21st Century Skills:  

Core Content Areas of Knowledge:  

Every content area at every grade level will be aligned to the Common Core Standards. In addition, our students will acquire the critical skills they need to be successful in the 21st century economy.

College & Career Readiness and Innovative Programs

Lateefah Durant, Officer
Pamela Smith, Coordinating Supervisor

College & Career Readiness and Innovative Programs
Green Valley Administration Building

2215 Chadwick Street
Temple Hills, MD 20748

Phone: 301-669-6012

Last modified: 11/19/2015 9:45:50 AM