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New GHSGT/GHSWT Waiver and Variance Procedures
On Dec. 7, 2005, the State Board of Education passed revisions to Rule 160-1-3-.09, which guides waivers and variances from the Georgia High School Graduation Test requirements. The changes to this rule update and standardize the State Board's procedures in granting such waivers and variances. For more detailed information regarding State granted waivers and variances please visit the GADoE Website.
- State Board Rule
To view the board rule 160-1-3-.09, click here.
- Guidance & FAQs
For guidance and FAQs about waivers and variances, click here.
- Guidelines for Other Academic Tests
Guidelines defining other academic achievement tests and associated minimum passing scores qualifying for a variance of High School Graduation Assessments, click here.
- Student Waiver/Varience Application and Checklist
For a Waiver/Variance Student Application, click here.
For a Student Checklist, click here.
- Standard Error of Measure
To see the SEMs for the most recent administrations of the GHSGT, click here.
For more information about applying for a waiver or variance,
contact the School Counseling Office at your student’s school