Jackson County School System

"Student Success through Leadership, Character, and Performance"

An individual (hereinafter referred to as "Student") no longer enrolled in a Georgia public school and who previously failed to receive a high school diploma in this state or was denied graduation solely for failing to achieve a passing score on one or more portions of the Georgia High School Graduation Tests or its predecessor or the Georgia High School Writing Test or its predecessor may petition the local board of education in which he or she was last enrolled to determine the Student's eligibility to receive a high school diploma pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 20-2-281.1 based on the graduation requirements in effect when the Student first entered ninth grade.

If submitting a petition by mail, include a scanned/copied image of your government issued photo identification. Incomplete information may delay processing.

Submit the completed and signed petition to the last school attended by mail or in person:

Jackson County Comprehensive High School 1668 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia 30549, OR

East Jackson Comprehensive High School, 1435 Hoods Mill Road, Commerce, GA 30529.

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