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Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements 

New York State Graduation Requirement Video

NYS GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

 

Subject Area

 

Required credits & specific courses

 

NYS Exam requirements for Regents Diploma

 

NYS Exam requirements for Advanced Regents Diploma

English

4 credits

English Language Arts (Common Core)

English Language Arts (Common Core)

Social Studies

4 credits

Global History I (9)

Global History II (10)

US History & Govt. (11)

Participation in Govt. (12)

Economics (12)

Global History

&

US History& Government

Global History

&

US History

Math

3 credits

Algebra C/C or Geometry C/C or Alg 2 C/C

Algebra AND GeometryAND Alg 2 C/C

Science

3 credits

One Regents Science

One Science Regents

AND

One other Regents Science

Language other than English

(LOTE)

1 credit

 

 

Advanced Regents diploma = 3 credits*

The Arts

1 credit

 

 

Health

½ credit

 

 

Physical Eduation

2 credits

 

 

Electives

3.5 credits

 

 

 

 

 

 

22 credits total required to graduate

& 100 hours of community service

 Minimum passing score on Regents exam is 65

 

Minimum passing course average is 65

To earn either a Regents or Advanced Regents diploma with Honors designation, a student must achieve an average of 90% on the Regents exams required for the diploma

 

*ALTERNATIVE SEQUENCE – Students pursuing an Advanced Regents diploma may choose to complete 1 credit of Foreign Language and a 5 credit sequence in one of these areas [Art, Music, Business, Technology, or Career & Technical Education (BOCES)] as an alternative to the Foreign Language requirement of 3 credits.