GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

 
       REGENTS DIPLOMA            ADVANCED REGENTS DIPLOMA
Course Credits Required Course Credits Required
English 4 English 4
Social Studies 4 Social Studies 4
Science 3 Science 3
Math 3 Math 3
LOTE 1 LOTE* 3
Fine Art 1 Fine Art 1
Health .5 Health .5
Physical Education 2 Physical Education 2
Additional Credits 3.5 Additional Credits 1.5
Total 22 Total 22
Regents Exams
  • English
  • Global History
  • US History
  • Integrated Algebra
  • Science (any one)
Regents Exams
  • English
  • Global History
  • US History
  • Integrated Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Algebra 2 / Trig
  • One Life Science (Living Environment)
  • One Physical Science (Earth Science, Chemistry or Physics)
  • LOTE

Diploma with Honors - The average of all exam grades must be 90% or above.
Science and/or Math Annotation - Must receive an 85% or above on three science and/or three math Regents exams.
* Students can acquire a five-unit sequence in art, business, technology or career and technical education (BOCES) in place of the LOTE requirement for the Advanced Regents Diploma. ALL students must earn at least one LOTE (Language Other Than English) credit. 

Graduation requirements can also be viewed on the New York State Department of Education website