• Community Service Endorsement Guideline - 1 page overview

     Community Service Endorsement Video

    Community Service Endorsement Information

    • Authorized by Act 295 of the 2012 Regular Session of the Legislature and beginning with freshmen entering school year 2013-14 and beyond, local education agencies (LEAs) may award a Community Service Diploma Endorsement to students completing a minimum number of documented, approved community service hours by graduation as outlined below.


    Minimum Hours 

     9 Grade

    10 Hours

     10 Grade

    20 Hours

     11 Grade

    25 Hours

     12 Grade

    25 Hours


    80 Hours

    NOTE: A student who (1) transfers into a participating LEA after the 9th grade or (2) graduates early may receive a community service endorsement if that student:

    • Meets the minimum requirements for each year, and 
    • Completes a total of 80 community service hours by graduation.


    Community Service Categories

    Student Documentation Form

    District/School Tracking Form