Tippecanoe School Corporation

Graduation Pathways

With the passage of Indiana Department of Education Graduation Pathways, students are now able to individualize their graduation requirements to align to their postsecondary goal. No longer must all students fit into the same academic mold, but rather, they can choose the options that best meet their postsecondary needs and aspirations. Students can create pathways that serve their educational interests and prepares them for postsecondary educational and career opportunities.

Graduation Pathway Requirement #1

High School Diploma

Fulfill diploma requirements and earn one of the following diplomas:

  1. General 
  2. Core 40
  3. Academic or Technical Honors / Academic Honors with Distinction

Graduation Pathway Requirement #2

Learn and Demonstrate Employability Skills

Employability skills are demonstrated by one the following

Work Based Requirements

Work Based Requirements

  • 75 hours of paid employment
  • I.C.E.
  • S.T.E.P.
  • J.A.G.
  • CTE Programs (Nursing, Fire and Rescue, etc.)
  • Governor's Work Ethic Certificate

TSC Employability Skills Reflection Form

Indiana’s Employability Skills Benchmarks

TSC Employment Verification Letter

Service Based Requirements

Service Based Requirements

  • 4-H
  • Eagle Scouts
  • FOR Club
  • FFA
  • Student Council
  • Athletics
  • Band/Choir
  • Community Service (75 hours continuous)
  • Fall Play/Spring Musical
  • National Honor Society

TSC Service Verification Letter

TSC Employability Skills Reflection Form

Indiana’s Employability Skills Benchmarks

Project Based Requirements

Project Based Requirements

  • Topics in History
  • Engineering Design and Development
  • Civil Engineering and Architecture
  • Computer Science I
  • Digital Electronics 
  • IT Support Capstone
  • Robotics

TSC Employability Skills Reflection Form

Indiana’s Employability Skills Benchmarks

Graduation Pathway Requirement #3

Postsecondary Ready Competencies

Fulfill one of the following:

  1. Earn Academic or Technical Honors or Distinction Diploma 
  2. Benchmark SAT scores
    1. Reading/Writing - 480
    2. Math  - 530
  3. Benchmark ACT scores
    1. English - 18
    2. Reading - 22 **Must meet Eng or Reading
    3. Math - 22 AND Math or Science
    4. Science - 23
  4. Benchmark ASVAB score
    1. 31 or Higher
  5. CTE Concentrator
    1. Must earn a “C” average or higher in at least 2 non-duplicative advanced courses within a particular program
    2. Class of 2023 Pathways Document
  6. AP/Dual Credit      
    1. Must earn a “C” average or higher in at least 3 courses
    2. One of the three courses must be in core content or be a part of a CTE pathway           
  7. Locally Created Pathway
  8. Industry Certification

Pathway References and Resources