Diploma Endorsements


COMMUNITY SERVICE ENDORSEMENT REQUIREMENTS

  • Authorized by Act 295 of the 2012 Regular Session of the Legislature and beginning with freshmen entering school year 2013-14 and beyond, local education agencies (LEAs) may award a Community Service Diploma Endorsement to students completing a minimum number of documented, approved community service hours by graduation as outlined below.

Grade 

Minimum Hours 

 9

10 

 10

20 

 11

25 

 12

25 

 Total

80 

  
NOTE: A student who (1) transfers into a participating LEA after the 9th grade or (2) graduates early may receive a community service endorsement if that student:

  • Meets the minimum requirements for each year, and 
  • Completes a total of 80 community service hours by graduation.

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