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**



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.


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

NYS Diploma Requirements