Graduation Requirements and Diploma Worksheet

Academy Policy on Grade Levels and Basic Credits

 

Academy Policy on Grade Levels and Basic Credits

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 2020]

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 2019]

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 2018]

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 2017]

 

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

 

If you have questions about any of the criteria above, please email a guidance counselor.

 

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

  

Graduation Requirements for Students Starting HS in Fall 2018

Graduation Requirements for Students Starting HS Prior to 2018

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