House Bill 91

If you were denied a diploma solely due to the graduation tests, it may be possible to receive your diploma.
 
Governor Nathan Deal signed House Bill 91 on March 30, 2015. An individual (hereinafter referred to as " Student") no longer enrolled in a Georgia public school and who previously failed to receive a high school diploma in this state or was denied graduation solely for failing to achieve a passing score on one or more portions of the Georgia High School Graduation Tests or its predecessor or the Georgia High School Writing Test or its predecessor may petition the local board of education in which he or she was last enrolled to determine the Student's eligibility to receive a high school diploma pursuant to O.C.G.A § 20-2-281 .1 based on the graduation requirements in effect when the Student first entered ninth grade.
 
Click the link below for frequently asked questions about House Bill 91.
 
Click the link below to print a form to petition for your diploma.

How Do I Get a Copy of My High School Transcript?

Alumni and/or recent graduates will need to submit a transcript request form and $5.00 to Rome City Schools. We must have a signed request form before we can process a request for transcript.  You can do this one of three ways:

  1.  Walk-Ins - Transcript request forms are available at the Central Office. Please, bring exact change.
  2.  By Mail - You can mail your request (with a $5.00 check or money order) to the following address:
       Rome City Schools
       Attention: Records
       508 East Second Street
       Rome, Georgia 30161
  3.  FAX - You can fax your request to 706-802-4311, Attention: Records.
       You can bring your $5.00 fee (please, bring exact change) when you pick up your transcripts or mail it to the above address.

 
  THERE IS A 48 HOUR PROCESSING TIME FOR ALL REQUESTS.

Education Verifications

Education verification companies will need to mail in a request including the student release and a check or money order payable to Rome City Schools for $20.00 to the address below.
 
Rome City Schools
Attention: Records
508 East Second Street
Rome, Georgia 30161 
 
THERE IS A 48 HOUR PROCESSING TIME FOR ALL REQUESTS. 

How Much Does it Cost to Get My High School Transcript?

  •   Processing Fee:

       $5.00 - Alumni and/or recent graduates
       $20.00 - Background and Education Verification Agencies

       Check and/or money orders can be made payable to Rome City Schools.
       If paying in cash, bring exact change.

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