NYS Graduation Requirements

  
NYS Graduation Requirements

New York State  Graduation Requirements:

Minimum Units of Credit Required

New York State Standards

Regents

Adv. Regents

English

4

4

Social Studies

4

4

Math

3

3

Science

3

3

Health

1/2

1/2

Arts/Music

1

1

Foreign Language

1

3(a)

Physical Ed.

2

2

Electives

3 1/2

1 1/2

Total

22

22






































Minimum Regents Exams Needed To Pass

(Minimum Score 65%)


Regents Diploma: Students will need to pass the following Regents Exams:

Comprehensive or Common Core English

Global History and Geography

United States History

Integrated or Common Core Algebra

Science (Any 1 of 4)


Advanced Regents Diploma: In addition to the above exams, students will also need to pass:

Geometry

Algebra 2 / Trigonometry

2nd Science Exam

Foreign Language (a)


Regents Diploma and Advanced Regents Diploma with Honors: Students may graduate with Honors by obtaining a 90% or better average on Regents Exams.


Advanced Regents Diploma with Mastery:

Math:  Graduates must earn at least 85% on each Regents Exam in Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry.


Science:  Graduates must earn at least 85% on each Regents Exam in 3 of the 4 Science Regents Exam (Earth Science, Living Environment (Biology), Chemistry and Physics.




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