Graduation Ceremony Participation: IEP Students - 2411

Mukilteo School District
Instruction - Series 2000
Graduation Ceremony Participation: IEP Students - 2411

Any student who is receiving special education or related services under an individualized education program pursuant to state and federal law and who will continue to receive such services between the ages of eighteen and twenty-one will be allowed to participate in their graduation ceremony and activities after four years of high school attendance with their age-appropriate peers and receive a certificate of attendance.

  • Participation in a graduation ceremony and receipt of a certificate of attendance under this section does not preclude a student from continuing to receive special education and related services under an individualized education program beyond the graduation ceremony.
  • A student's participation in a graduation ceremony and receipt of a certificate of attendance under this section will not be construed as the student's receipt of either:
    1. A high school diploma pursuant to RCW 28A.230.120; or
    2. A certificate of individual achievement pursuant to RCW 28A.155.045.



Legal References:

RCW 28A.155.170 Graduation ceremony — Certificate of attendance — Students with individualized education programs.


Adoption Date: September 8, 2008