Graduation Requirements

  • Graduation Requirements
    GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS 

    Local Diploma Required Courses
    Special Education Students Only

     

    Regents Diploma Required Courses

     

    Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation

     

    English

     

    4

     

    English

     

    4

     

    English

     

    4

     

    Social Studies

     

    4

     

    Social Studies

     

    4

     

    Social Studies

     

    4

     

    Math

     

    3

     

    Math

     

    3

     

    Math

     

    3

     

    Science

     

    3

     

    Science

     

    3

     

    Science

     

    3

     

    World Language*

     

    3

     

    World Language*

     

    3

     

    World Language*

     

    3

     

    Art/Music

     

    1

     

    Art/Music

     

    1

     

    Art/Music

     

    1

     

    Health

     

    .5

     

    Health

     

    .5

     

    Health

     

    .5

     

    Physical Education

     

    2

     

    Physical Education

     

    2

     

    Physical Education

     

    2

     

    Sequence/Electives

     

    1.5

     

    Electives

     

    1.5

     

    Electives

     

    1.5

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Total

     

    22

     

    Total

     

    22

     

    Total

     

    22

     

     

    Required Regents Exams

    Special Education Only

    (Passing Score 55-64)**

     

     

    Required Regents Exams

    (Passing Score of 65 and Above)

     

    Required Regents Exams

    (Passing Score of 65 and Above)

     

    English Language Arts Exam

     

    English Language Arts Exam

     

    English Language Arts Exam

     

    Algebra or Geometry or Algebra 2

     

    Algebra or Geometry or Algebra 2

     

    Algebra and Geometry and Algebra 2

     

    Global History Exam or U.S. History Exam

     

    Global History Exam or U.S. History Exam

     

    Global History Exam or U.S. History Exam

     

    1 Pathway Assessment***

     

    1 Pathway Assessment***

     

    1 Pathway Assessment***

     

    One Science Exam (Earth Science or Living Environment or Chemistry or Physics)

     

    One Science Exam (Earth Science or Living Environment or Chemistry or Physics)

     

    Two Science Exams

    1. Living Environment

    2. Earth Science or Chemistry or         Physics

     

    World Language Checkpoint A Exam (Passing Score of 65 or higher)

     

    World Language Checkpoint A Exam (Passing Score of 65 or higher)

     

    World Language Checkpoint B Exam (Passing Score of 65 or higher)


    *  
    The completion of three years of a World Language is a requirement of the Herricks Board of Education. Special Education students may be exempted from this requirement if the exemption is noted on an IEP.
    ** Special Education students have Regents Score compensatory options in order to earn a Local Diploma. Please consult with your child’s school counselor for available options.
    ***Please consult your counselor for Pathway assessment options. Pathways may be one Humanities, STEM, LOTE, CTE or Arts-approved assessment.

    Understanding NYS Diploma Requirements ~ Family Resources - New York State Education Department
    http://www.nysed.gov/curriculum-instruction/understanding-nys-diploma-requirements-family-resources