Graduation Requirements

To earn a New York State High School Diploma, a student must  earn at least twenty two (22) credits, distributed in the following subject areas. 1 full year course = 1 credit - 1/2 year course = 1/2 credit.

                              

Core Academic Course Requirements/Required Credits  

                       Regents Diploma                                                  Regents Diploma w/ Adv. Designation

Required Courses

Credits

Required Courses

Credits

English

4

English

4

Social Studies

4

Social Studies

4

Math

3

Math

3

Science

3

Science

Foreign Language

1

Foreign Language

3

Art/Music/Theatre

1

Art/Music/Theatre

1

Health

½

Health

½

Physical Education

2

Physical Education

2

Sequence/Electives

1 ½

Sequence/Electives

1 ½

 

 

 

 

Total

At least 22 credits

Total

At least 22 credits

 

                                 

                                       Regents Exam Requirements

Regents Diploma

Passing score of 65 and above for a Regents Diploma

 

 

 Advanced Designation Regents Diploma

 

Passing Score of 65 and above for an

Advanced Designation Regents Diploma

Comprehensive Regents Exam in English

Comprehensive Regents Exam in English

Integrated Algebra or Geometry, or Algebra II 

& Trigonometry

Integrated Algebra, and Geometry, and Algebra II &Trigonometry

Regents Exam in Global History and Geography

Regents Exam in Global History and Geography

Regents Exam in U.S. History

Regents Exam in U.S. History

One Regents Exam in Science

Two Regents Exams in Science

Locally developed, state approved exam in World Language

Locally developed, state approved exam in World Language

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