High School Students

COMPLETING HIGH SCHOOL

If the high school student remains in the home education program for the duration of his/her high school years, he/she will not receive a high school diploma from the Lee County School District.

Option 1

Option 2

Affidavit of Home Education Program Completion

GED

  • Homeschool student is withdrawn from Home School to pursue GED.
  • Any student aged 16-17 MUST take part in preparation courses.
  • Any student 18 years or older may pursue GED subject-area tests as needed.
  • Once all 4 subject areas tests are passed, the student is issued a GED Official Transcript and the State of Florida Diploma.
  • More information: Adult Education Class Scheduling or GED Ready
  • More information: Beacon Of HOPE GED Prep

 

 

Florida Standard Diploma Requirements: Graduation requirements are specific to the year in which a student enters grade nine NOT the year the student expects to complete high school.

Standard Diploma Concordant and Comparative Passing Scores: Rule 6A-1.09422 effective June 28, 2018.

The School District of Lee County Pupil Progression Plan, 2019-2020: General information pertaining to The School District of Lee County’s elementary, middle, and high school students including rules, processes, and procedures which affect student promotion, retention, and graduation. 

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State University System of Florida: Explore Florida’s public universities.  General information pertaining to planning for college, admission requirements, tuition, etc.

Dual Enrollment Opportunities: Home education students may enroll directly with a postsecondary institution pursuant to Section 1007.271(10)(a), F.S.  The School District of Lee County’s Home Education Program holds an articulation agreement with the following Lee County institutions: Florida Southwestern State College, Florida Gulf Coast University.  Interested homeschool students must adhere to institution-specific qualifications as well as compliance with Florida Statute 1002.41. 

State Scholarship & Grant Programs: The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program established lottery-funded scholarships to reward Florida high school graduates for high academic achievement.  During the spring of the student's grade 12 school year, the Home Education Department will confirm their home education program enrollment for two prior years (traditionally grade 11 and 12) and submit the student's total volunteer hours.  The Home Education Department does not submit student official transcripts or SAT/ACT scores; work with a college/university for an official transcript and SAT/ACT submission.  Consult the Bright Futures Student Handbook for details. 

Volunteer Opportunities: Students seeking volunteer opportunities may consider the following:

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