Richland County School District One

Richland School District One
ACT 207 (Formerly Act 155)
Diploma Petition Form

A person who is no longer enrolled in a public school and who previously failed to receive a high school diploma or was denied graduation solely for failing to meet the exit exam requirements, pursuant to former § 59-18-310(B)(2) and State Board of Education (SBE) regulation, may petition the local school board of the district where the person completed graduation requirements to determine the student’s eligibility to receive a high school diploma pursuant to the amended statute (Act 207). 

Petition Deadline:  
There is no deadline for petitions from former students.

Please submit this completed form to petition for your diploma with Richland School District One. If your petition is approved, photo identification will be required at the time of diploma pickup. Note: If your petition is approved and you would like your diploma mailed, then please submit this application online and then mail a copy of your government issued photo identification (e.g. drivers license) to Office of Accountabiliity, Assessment, Research, and Evaluation, ATTN: Act 155 (Now 207), 1616 Richland Street, Columbia, SC 29201.  ***Richland County School District One does not guarantee delivery and is not responsible for damaged, lost, stolen, or undelivered mail.***


Please capitalize the first letter of the First and Last Name (e.g. John Doe)
*Primary Contact's Phone:
Please include area code and use numeric characters only (e.g. 8031234567)
Note: If an email is provided, status updates regarding diploma approval and arrival will be emailed (check your spam mail as well).  Otherwise, you will be contacted via the phone number provided.  You do not need to call and check on your diploma status.  We will contact you when updates are made.
Please use proper capitalization (e.g. 1616 Richland Street).  Note: Any mailed correspondence from Richland County School District One will be sent to this address.
Please use proper capitalization (e.g. Columbia)
Student School Information - All names should appear as they are listed on your birth certificate.
Please use proper capitalization (e.g. John)
Please use proper capitalization.  If not applicable insert "NONE"
Please use proper capitalization (e.g. Doe)
*High School Name from which Student Would Have Graduated:
*School Year in which Student Would Have Graduated (format: YYYY):

*Did you complete any coursework at Adult Education?

Excluding BSAP/HSAP coursework.
Please be sure to read the information on the confirmation page that will appear after you hit the submit button below.   

Please click the "Submit" button to submit your petition now.

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