NEW YORK STATE GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Classes of 2015 – 2019

REQUIRED REGENTS EXAMS

Students must earn a score of 65 or above on the following required Regents exams:

Required Courses

Regents Diploma

Regents Diploma with

Advanced Designation

English

4 Units

4 Units

Social Studies

4 Units

4 Units

Mathematics

3 Units

3 Units

Science

3 Units

3 Units

World Language

1 Unit

3 Units

Health

½ Unit

½ Unit

Art or Music

1 Unit

1 Unit

Electives

3 ½ Units

1 ½ Units

Physical Education

2 Units

2 Units

TOTAL

22 Units

22 Units

REQUIRED REGENTS EXAMS

Students must earn a score of 65 or above on the following required Regents exams:

Regents Diploma

Regents Diploma with

Advanced Designation

English Language Arts (Required)

English Language Arts

Algebra Common Core Exam (Required)

Algebra ,

Geometry and Algebra 2 Common Core

Global History & Geography and/or

Global History & Geography

U.S. History

U.S. History Exams

Any One Science Regents (Required)

Two Regents in Science (Living Environment and one additional science)

*World Language1   (LOTE Regional Exam)

Students averaging 90% or better on required Regents examinations will earn a Regents Diploma with Honors.

Students averaging 90% or better on all Regents examinations required for a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation will earn a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation with Honors.

1 Students with an IEP may be exempt from these requirements.  Students completing a five-unit sequence in Art, Business, Music or Career and Technological Education may also be exempt.


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