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    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.