Diploma and Graduation FAQs
Can I transfer credits in from a home school portfolio? From standardized exams?
Students may transfer in credits from any accredited institution. Students wishing to transfer in credits based on homeschool work or portfolios or course work completed at a non-accredited institution may petition Insight School of Washington to have the credits accepted.
Insight School of Washington reserves the right to refuse transfer credits from non-accredited institutions or for homeschool experiences. A home school packet is required to transfer home school credits.
The State of Washington requires all students to earn a Certificate of Academic Achievement or a Certificate of Individual Achievement, earned as students pass state exams. Students transferring from outside of Washington State should work with their academic counselor to see if other state scores can be transferred to meet Washington State requirements.
Who issues the diploma?
Graduating students will be issued a diploma from Insight School of Washington, a school of Quillayute Valley School District.
Can my child apply to college after graduating from Insight School of Washington?
Absolutely. When your son or daughter graduates from Insight School of Washington, he or she will have a valid diploma received from a state-approved, accredited public high school. With that diploma come all the records that are required for the college application process: valid transcripts, public school SAT/ACT scores, teacher recommendations, school extracurricular activities, a student portfolio, and culminating project.
There are additional benefits for college-bound students who graduate from Insight School of Washington:
- Students can choose the Running Start option—designed specifically to help pave the way for college admission. This academic option offers the necessary courses, preparation, and challenges.
- Colleges and universities over the past several years have begun to appreciate that independent study programs such as Insight School of Washington often do a better job of preparing students for college because of important time management and individual responsibility skills they impart. Colleges are finding students from programs such as Insight School of Washington make the transition into college more readily than many of their counterparts.