GHSGT/GHSWT Waiver and Variance Procedures
On Dec. 7, 2005, the State Board of Education passed revisions to Rule 160-1-3-.09, which guides waivers and variances from the Georgia High School Graduation Test requirements. The changes to this rule update and standardize the State Board's procedures in granting such waivers and variances.
In order to qualify for consideration of a waiver or variance, a student must meet several criteria. Please review the state board rules and FAQ before deciding whether a waiver or variance should be applied for or not.
State Board of Education Rule
Click here to view rule 160-1-3-.09.
Frequently Asked Questions
Click here For FAQs about waivers and variances.
Application and Checklist
Click here for a Waiver/Variance Student Application and checklist.
Standard Error of Measurement
Click here to see the SEMs for the most recent administrations of the GHSGT.
For more information about applying for a waiver or variance, contact your child's counselor at Marietta High School.