NYS HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
CORE CREDIT REQUIREMENTS
ADV Regents Diploma
Fine Arts (Music or Art)
Keyboarding/Career & Finance
Total Credits Required
*If a student is pursuing a five-unit sequence in Art, Music, Business, Technology, Family and Consumer Science or Vocational Education, the Second Language requirement is waived.
Regents Diploma requires that students score a minimum of 65% on five Regents Exams: Algebra, Global History, US History and Government, Comprehensive English , and Earth Science
Advanced Regents Diploma requires the successful completion of three additional Regents exams: Geometry, Algebra2/Trigonometry, and Living Environment, as well as a local exam in Second Language exam.
With Honors Designation:
Regents Diploma: Students must have a 90% average on all five Regents exams.
ADV Regents: Students must have a 90% average on eight Regents exams and the local Second Language exam.
With Distinction: Students must obtain an 85% on ALL Regents exams taken and the local Second Language exam.
ADV. Regents with Mastery in Math: Students must obtain an 85% on THREE Regents exams in Math (Algebra, Geometry, and Algebra2/Trigonometry)
ADV. Regents with Mastery in Science: Students must obtain an 85% on THREE Regents exams in Science (Earth Science, Living Environment, Chemistry, or Physics)