• GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

     

    Regents Diploma

    Credits

    Regents w/Advanced Designation Diploma

    Credits

    English

    4

    English

    4

    Social Studies

    4

    Social Studies

    4

    Math

    3

    Math

    3

    Science

    3

    Science

    3

    LOTE

    1

    LOTE

    3

    Art/Music

    1

    Art/Music

    1

    Health

    .5

    Health

    .5

    Physical Education

    2

    Physical Education

    2

    Sequence/Electives

    3.5

    Sequence/Electives

    1.5

    TOTAL

    22

    TOTAL

    22

    Required Regents Exams

    [Required score of 65 or above]

     

    English Comprehensive Regents Exam

    Regents Global Studies Exam

    Regents U.S. History Exam

    1 Regents Math Exam

    1 Regents Science Exam

     

    Required Regents Exams for Advanced Designation

    [Required score of 65 or above)

     

    English Comprehensive Regents Exam

    Regents Global Studies Exam

    Regents U.S. History Exam

    3 Regents Math Exams

    2 Regents Science Exams

    1 Checkpoint B LOTE Exam

    • An integrated course in mathematics/science/technology may be used to satisfy the requirement for a third unit of credit in mathematics or science.
    • Apart from special education students exempted from LOTE on their IEP, all students are required to have completed two units of study and earn 1 credit in LOTE by the end of grade 9.
    • Students must complete 3 units of credit in a second language resulting in a locally developed Regent’s exam; or 5 units of credit in career and technical education plus 1 credit in a second language; or 5 units of art/music plus 1 credit in a second language.
    • Students may earn a mastery level notation on their diploma if they score 85 or above on all three state required math exams.
    • Students may earn a mastery level notation on their diploma if they score 85 or above on three state assessment science exams.
  • COURSE CREDIT

     

    The State Education Department has established standards for earning a high school diploma. These are minimum requirements which must be met and do not necessarily meet the entrance requirements established by individual colleges. All students should take the most demanding course of study of which they are capable.