Credit Requirements: Students must complete 44 academic credits for graduation (each full-time, semester-long class represents one credit). Minimum subject area requirements are as follows:
Students must have at least 8 credits for promotion to 10th grade, 20 credits for promotion to 11th grade, and 30 credits for promotion to 12th grade.
Regents Exam Requirements: Students must past a minimum of 5 Regents exams in order to be granted a New York State Regents Diploma.
* Required for an Advanced Regents Diploma
For further explanation of the city's graduation requirements you can visit their website.