High School Promotion / Graduation Criteria
Buffalo Public Schools
High School Promotion Criteria
To be promoted to grade 10, students must
have accrued AT LEAST 5 units of credit.
To be promoted to grade 11, students must
have accrued AT LEAST 10 units of credit.
To be promoted to grade 12, students must have accrued AT LEAST 15 units of credit.
To earn a diploma, students must have accrued AT LEAST 22 units of credit based on the NYS Regulations requirements listed below:
Science - one life science
- one physical science
Art or Music
Total Credits for graduation
All Regents examination requirements must be met (based on Cohort year)
NOTE: Schools may establish requirements that exceed those itemized above with the approval of the Board of Education.