Graduation Requirements

Graduation requirements are determined by the year in which the student enters the ninth grade. 

Required Number of Credits for all graduating classes:

English 4 credits

Social Studies 4

Mathematics 3

Science 3

Art/Music 1

Health ½

*Physical Education 2

**Language other than English 1**

Sequences/Electives

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Minimum Number of Credits
Needed for a N.Y.S. Local or
Regents diploma 22 credits

*Students earn ½ credit of P.E. every year.

**1 unit of credit is earned upon passing the proficiency exam or passing a Level one language course.

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For Information on required Examinations please go to the NYS Education Website listed below for new requirements.

 

http://www.nysed.gov/common/nysed/files/currentdiplomarequirements2.pdf