Graduation

Sioux Falls High School Graduation Ceremonies for the Class of 2023

Ceremonies will be held on Sunday May 21st.

Graduation Jefferson

Jefferson High School 11:00 am

Graduation Roosevelt

Roosevelt High School 1:45 pm

Graduation Washington

Washington High School 4:30 pm

Graduation Lincoln

Lincoln High School 7:15 pm

Twenty-two credits are required for graduation.

Graduation Requirements

Language Arts:

  • Writing - 1 unit

  • Speech or Debate - .5 unit

  • Literature - 1 unit (must include .5 unit American Literature)

  • Language Arts electives - 1.5 units

Total of 4 units

Mathematics:

  • Algebra I - 1 unit

  • Mathematics electives - 2 units

Total of 3 units

Science:

  • Biology - 1 unit

  • Science electives* - 2 units

Total of 3 units

Social Studies:

  • U.S. History - 1 unit

  • U.S. Government - .5 unit

  • Social Studies electives - 1.5 units

Total of 3 units

Fine Arts:

Total of 1 Unit

Any Combination:

  • Approved CTE

  • Capstone Experience

  • World Language

Total of 1 unit

½ unit of Each:

  • Personal Finance or Economics

  • Physical Education

  • Health or Health Integration

Electives:

Total of 5 ½ units

*A state-approved advanced computer science course may be substituted for one unit of a science elective, but may not replace Biology. A list of approved courses is available at http://doe.sd.gov/gradrequirements. Students are required to meet the above High School Diploma requirements, also known as the ‘base diploma’. Students may earn advanced endorsements with their high school diplomas. A student’s personal learning plan must document a minimum of 22 credits that include the above requirements.

Sioux Falls South Dakota

Transcript Request

There is a charge of $5 for each transcript.

  • Current students must contact the high school they attend to request a copy of their transcript.

  • Past Graduates of the Sioux Falls School District please complete the Transcript Request Form to receive a copy of your official transcript.