Current Graduation Requirements:
Subject to change based on NYS Board of Regents approval
CURRICULAR AREA LOCAL DIPLOMA* REGENTS DIPLOMA REGENTS WITH ADVANCED DESIGNATION English 4 credits 4 credits 4 credits Social Studies 4 credits 4 credits 4 credits Math 3 credits* 3 credits** 3 credits Science 3 credits* 3 credits** 3 credits LOTE (language other than English) 1 credit 1 credit 3 credits*** Art/Music/Technology 1 credit 1 credit 1 credit Health .50 credit .50 credit .50 credit Physical Education 2 credits 2 credits 2 credits Electives 3.5 credits 3.5 credits 1.5 credits Total Credits 22.0 22.022.0
*Students who entered Grade 9 in 2005 and thereafter are only eligible to receive a Local Diploma if they receive Special Education services through identification by the Committee on Special Education.
** An integrated course in Mathematics, Science, or Technology may be used to satisfy the third credit in Math or Science for a Local or Regents Diploma. Please see a School Counselor for specific details.
*** In lieu of the three required credits of LOTE, a student may substitute a 5 credit sequence in Art, Fine Arts, Business, Technology or Career Education.
HONORS DESIGNATION (on diploma)
- A student may receive a Regents Diploma with Honors if the average of his or her scores on the five required exams equals a 90 or higher.
- A student may receive a Regents with Advanced Designation Diploma with Honors if the average of his or her scores on the eight/nine required exams equals a 90 or higher.