Elgin ISD Changes Lives
People who entered high school in Texas prior to the 2011-2012 school year, but did not graduate due to failing part of the TAKS, TAAS or TEAMS tests, may be eligible for a second chance at receiving their high school diploma by taking advantage of a rule passed by the Texas legislature that went into effect in May 2018, and for which the deadline is September 1, 2023.
Effective beginning with the 2017-2018 school year a school district or an open-enrollment charter school may award a high school diploma to an individual who:
Any former Elgin High School student that meets the criteria listed above may contact the school district to request a district decision regarding whether he or she qualifies to graduate and receive a high school diploma under the alternative requirements for graduation. To request a district decision, please contact Teresa Hill, Director of Program Support and Guidance via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.