GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Required Courses

English

Social Studies

Mathematics

Science

Foreign Language

Art/Music

Health

Physical Education

Sequence/Electives

Total

Regents Diploma

4 credits

4 credits

3 credits**

3 credits**

1 credit*

1 credit

.5 credits

2 credits

3.5 credits

22 credits

Advanced Regents Diploma

4 credits

4 credits

3 credits

3 credits

3 credits ***

1 credit

.5 credits

2 credits

1.5 credits

22 credits

REQUIRED EXAMINATIONS

All exams must be passed with a score of 65% or above. For a Regents Diploma, one appeal of a score of 60-64 is allowed.

Course Exam

English Language Arts

Algebra I or Geometry

Algebra II

Global History & Geography II

U.S. History & Government

Science

Foreign Language

Advanced Regents Diploma

x

x (BOTH required)

x

x

x

x (TWO required)

x***

Regents Diploma

x

x

x

x

x

  • *Students are required to have completed one unit of credit in a foreign language by the end of their freshman year, unless LOTE exempt.

    **An integrated course in mathematics/science/technology may be used as the third required unit of credit in mathematics or science.

    ***Students acquiring 5 units of credit in Art, Music, Business, Technology or CTE (BOCES) may be exempt from the Foreign Language requirement or a student with a disability may be LOTE exempt.