New York State has adopted a new document to explain graduation requirements. Please see the attached document.      Revised Graduation Requirements
 
 
 
Graduation Requirements

Entering Freshman Class

Local Diploma Requirements

Regents Diploma Requirements

Regents Diploma with Advance Designation Requirements

2006

§  Score 65 or above on 3 required Regents exams and score 55 or above on 2 required Regents exams

§  Earn 22 units of credit

§ Score 65 or above on 5 required Regents exams

§ Earn 22 units of credit

§ Score 65 or above on 8 required Regents exams

§ Earn 22 units of credit

2007

§ Score 65 or above on 4 required Regents exams and score 55 or above on 1 required Regents exam

§ Earn 22 units of credit

§ Score 65 or above on 5 required Regents exams

§ Earn 22 units of credit

§ Score 65 or above on 8 required Regents exams

§ Earn 22 units of credit

2008/ 2009
and after

 

§  Score 65 or above on 5 required Regents exams

§  Earn 22 units of credit

§  Score 65 or above on 8 required Regents exams

§  Earn 22 units of credit

 

* A safety net for students with disabilities continues to be available, allowing the student to earn a local diploma by passing RCTs rather than Regents exams for graduation.

*Students with disabilities have the ability to graduate with an IEP diploma, which indicates they have met individualized goals. Students graduating with an IEP diploma have not met the state testing and/or credit requirements required for graduation.

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