An individual (hereinafter referred to as “Student”) no longer enrolled in a Georgia public school who previously failed to receive a high school diploma in this state or was denied graduation solely for failing to achieve a passing score on one or more portions of the Georgia High School Graduation Tests or its predecessor or the Georgia High School Writing Test or its predecessor may petition the local board of education in which he or she was last enrolled to determine the student’s eligibility to receive a high school diploma pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 20 – 2-281.1 based on the graduation requirements in effect when the student first entered ninth grade. For more information on how to petition Pierce County Schools to determine eligibility for a student under this guidance, click here.
The Pierce County Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color,
religion or disabling condition in educational programs, activities or employment.