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Washingtonville, NY 10992

Phone: 845.497.4000
Fax: 845.497.4030

LOCAL, REGENTS AND ADVANCED DIPLOMA TESTING AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

For students entering 9th grade beginning September 2013

           

 


Diploma Requirements

 

REQUIRED COURSES

REGENTS

 

ADVANCED  REGENTS

English

4 credits

4 credits

Social Studies

4 credits

4 credits

Mathematics

3 credits

3 credits

Science

3 credits

3 credits

Health

1 credit

1 credit

The Arts

1 credit

1 credit

CORE CREDITS

16 credits

16 credits

French or Spanish

1 credit

3 credits

Physical Education

2 credits

2 credits

Electives

3 credits

1 credit

Minimum Required Credits

22 credits

22 credits

Students with Disabilities++

The NYSED has safety net provisions for students with

Disabilities (IEP, 504, Declass) to earn grades lower than 65 in order to receive a local diploma. The safety net also allows students in grade 12 with disabilities to take the RCT exam after the Regents exam to satisfy graduation requirements. An IEP diploma may be awarded by the Committee on Special Education for students who are eligible.

 

Testing Requirements

 

DIPLOMA TYPE

ENGLISH

MATHEMATICS

SOCIAL STUDIES

US              Global

History        History

EARTH SCIENCE/ LIVING ENVIRONMENT

LOCAL

DIPLOMA ++

MUST take minimum 5 required exams

English Regents

Algebra Regents

Regents

Regents

1 Physical Science OR Living Environment Regents

REGENTS DIPLOMA

MUST pass all 5 exams with a 65 or higher**

English Regents

Algebra Regents

Regents

Regents

1 Physical Science OR Living Environment Regents

ADVANCED REGENTS DIPLOMA MUST pass all 8 exams with a 65 or higher PLUS additional Requirements. **

English Regents

 

Algebra Regents

AND

Geometry Regents

AND

Algebra 2/Trig

 

 

Regents

 

Regents

 

1 Physical Science AND Living Environment Regents

ADVANCED REGENTS DIPLOMA WITH HONORS Same as Advanced Regents with required combined exam avg. at 90 or above.**

English Regents

 

Algebra

AND

Geometry Regents

AND

Algebra 2/Trig

 

 

Global Regents

 

US History Regents

 

1 Physical Science AND Living Environment Regents

** Students may substitute 5 credits in the Arts or in Career and Technical Education in place of the three credit foreign language requirement. Career and Technical Education is defined as high school or vocational technical courses in Business, Technology or Consumer and Family Services. “With Honors Endorsement” is based on an AVERAGE of 90 on the required exams for that diploma.

 

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