Graduation Requirements and Diploma Worksheet

What do I need to Graduate?

I am a freshman if...

I have graduated from junior high school

I have fewer than 10 credits

My advisory class starts with the number 1

 

[Most freshmen entered the school in 2021]

 

I am a sophomore if...

I have at least 8 credits

I have passed freshman English

I have passed freshman Global 

My advisory class starts with the number 2

 

[Most sophomores entered the school in 2020]

I am a junior if...

I have at least 20 credits

I have passed freshman and sophomore English

I have passed freshman and sophomore Global

My advisory class starts with the number 3

 

[Most juniors entered the school in 2019]

 

I am a senior if...

I have at least 30 credits

I have passed six credits of English

I have passed Global and 11th grade US History

I don’t need summer school or extended day

My advisory class starts with the number 4

 

[Most seniors entered the school in 2018]

 

Students need at least 44 credits to graduate

Including:

8 English

8 Social Studies--(including 9th and 10th grade global, US, Participation in Government, Economics)

6 Math

6 Science

2 Foreign Language (6 to complete a sequence)

2 Arts

1 Health

.50 x 8 semesters for Physical Education

7 Sequence Courses / Electives

If I plan on getting a Regents Diploma, I need to get 65+ on the following exams:

 

 

English

Math

Social Studies

Science

 

Plus one additional Math, Social Studies or Science Exam

If I plan on getting an Advanced Regents Diploma, I need to get 65+ on the following exams:

 

English

Common Core Algebra 1

Geometry or Common Core Geometry

Advanced Algebra & Trigonometry (or CC)

Global Studies

US History

Science (2)

Foreign Language (local exam)

If I plan on getting an Academy Honors designation on my diploma, I need to receive an Advanced Regents Diploma and get 65+ in the following classes:

 

 

Freshman American History

Sophomore American History

Law

Senior Thesis

 

NOTE:  Some Regents requirements have been waived due to the pandemic.  Speak to your counselor for specific information.

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