The sample graduation proficiencies below were developed through a collaboration between the AOE, Vermont educators, and staff from the Great Schools Partnership. They are offered as an example of a rigorous proficiency-based graduation framework that meets Education Quality Standards (EQS) requirements.
A set of sample graduation proficiencies is provided below for each curriculum content area. An additional sample set of graduation proficiencies is provided below to support teaching and assessing student proficiency on the EQS-identified transferable skills. A sample set of graduation proficiencies aligned to the EQS transferable skills is also provided below.
Sample Content Area and Transferable Skills Graduation Proficiencies