Last item for navigation

Graduation Requirements


Class of 2022 Graduation/Commencement Ceremonies:

Ceremonies will be LIVE-STREAMED AND RECORDED ONLINE at (CLICK HERE), starting at 7:30 p.m. on the day of graduation; see dates below.

(Las Ceremonias de Graduación SE TRANSMITIRÁN EN VIVO EN LÍNEA Y SE GRABARÁN en (HAGA CLIC AQUÍ), comenzando el día de la graduación (Salem High School 25 de mayo 7:30 p.m., Rockdale High School 28 de mayo 11 a.m., Heritage High School 27 de mayo de 2021 7:30 p.m.).

Commencement Ceremonies for the Class of 2022 at Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) high schools, in Conyers, GA are scheduled at this time for the following dates and locations:

Salem High School,
May 25, 2022, 7:30 p.m.*
at Salem High, Seminole Stadium.

Rockdale County High School/Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology,
Postponed (due to rain/inclement weather) to Saturday, May 28, 2022, 11 a.m.*
at Rockdale County High, Reid Stadium.

Heritage High School,
May 27, 2022, 7:30 p.m.*
at Heritage High, Evans Stadium. 

*Rain-out date/times are:
•  SHS - Saturday, May 28, 2022, 8 a.m. at SHS Seminole Stadium.
•  RCHS/RMSST - Saturday, May 28, 2022, 11 a.m. at RCHS Reid Stadium.
•  HHS - Saturday, May 28, 2022, 7:30 p.m. at HHS Evans Stadium.

For more more details about graduation, please CONTACT YOUR HIGH SCHOOL (CLICK HERE).

For the RCPS School Year Calendar, please visit

Policies and Requirements

•  Graduation Requirements - Students Who Entered 9th Grade for the First Time in Fall 2013-2014.
•  Testing Out of a Class Checklist
•  Testing Out of a Class Permission Form

Helpful Information

•  Testing Dates and Grade Reporting Dates

•  Grading

•  Rockdale Virtual Campus - Online Courses

•  Open Campus - a RCPS campus focusing on high school credit recovery and graduation

•  Credit Recovery:  Each RCPS high school has credit recovery programs. Contact your school to find out more about credit recovery.

•  Local Scholarships

•  Map Your Future - Academic Rigor Map for Grades 6-12 (PDF) (Accessible RTF)

•  Map Your Future CTAE - Academic Rigor Map for CTAE Students (PDF)

Talk to your school counselor for more information about graduation requirements.