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Diploma Type: Regents    (AVAILABLE TO ALL STUDENTS)

  • Credit: 22 units of credit distributed as follows: 4 ELA, 4 Social Studies, 3 Science, 3 Mathematics, ½ Health, 1 Arts, 1 Language other than English (LOTE), 2 Physical Education, 3 ½ electives
  • Assessment: 5 required Regents exams(1) with a score of 65 or better as follows: 1 Math, 1 Science, 1 Social Studies, ELA and 1 additional Math, Science or Social Studies
 

Diploma Type: Regents with Advanced Designation (AVAILABLE TO ALL STUDENTS) 

  • Credit: 22 units of credit distributed as follows: 4 ELA, 4 Social Studies, 3 Science, 3 Mathematics, ½ Health, 1 Arts, 1 Language other than English (LOTE), 2 Physical Education, 3 ½ electives. In addition, a student must earn an additional 2 units of credit in LOTE or a 5 unit sequence in the Arts or CTE. These credits can be included in the 22 required credits.
  • Assessment: Students may meet the assessment requirements in order to earn a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation by passing 3 Math, 2 Science, 2 Social Studies, 1 ELA and Spanish II final exam.
 

Diploma Type: Local (AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES WITH AN INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM OR SECTION 504 ACCOMMODATION PLAN)

  • Credit: 22 units of credit distributed as follows: 4 ELA, 4 Social Studies, 3 Science, 3 Mathematics, ½ Health, 1 Arts, 1 Language other than English (LOTE), 2 Physical Education, 3 ½ electives
  • Assessment: Low Pass Safety Net Option: 5 required Regents exams with a score of 55 or better as follows: 1 Math, 1 Science, 1 Social Studies, ELA and 1 additional Math, Science or Social Studies
 

New York State Standards
 

For more information on Graduation Requirements and Diploma Types check out these links,

http://www.nysed.gov/curriculum-instruction/general-education-and-diploma-requirements