Graduation Requirements

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:

    • English - 8 credits (4 years)

    • History - 8 credits (4 years)

    • Mathematics - 6 credits (3 years, although 4 years are recommended for college applications)

    • Science - 6 credits (3 years)

    • Foreign Language - 2 credits (1 year)

    • Electives - 7 credits (3½ years)

    • Arts - 2 credits (1 year)

    • Health - 1 credit, 1 semester)

    • Physical Education - 4 credits (4 years)

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.

    • Science

    • Math

    • Global History

    • U.S. History

    • English

    • Foreign Language*

    • 2nd Math*

    • 3rd Math*

    • 2nd Science*

* Required for an Advanced Regents Diploma