Diploma Class of 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
A. Students must meet the
units of credit requirements as outlined on the previous page, plus
B. Pass all Regents Exams
described under "Testing", with a minimum grade of 65.
Regents Diploma Class of 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
A. Students must meet all
requirements for a Regents diploma, as outlined on the previous page,
B. Pass all Regents Exams as
described under the testing section, with a minimum grade of 65.
C. Pass both the Algebra,
Geometry & Algebra II/Trig.
D. Pass one additional
Regents Exam in Science, for a total of two Regents
Science Exams, with at
least one in Life Science and one in Physical Science.
E. Earn 3 units of credit in
a Foreign Language and pass the Regents Exam in that language or
A student may substitute a
5-unit sequence in Career & Technical Education as follows:
Occupational Education Sequence includes:
1 unit - Career & Financial Applications
1 unit - Computer Essentials I and II
3 units - Business or Technology or
Family & Consumer Science or Vocational Education at Questar III
Career Tech Center
Career Development and Occupational Studies Commencement Credential
Students with disabilities other than those who are assessed using the
NYS Alternate Assessment (NYSSA)
Completes a career plan; demonstrates attainment of the commencement
level Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) learning
standards in the area of career exploration and development,
integrated learning and universal foundation skills; satisfactorily
completes the equivalent of 2 units of study (216 hours) in Career and
Technical Education coursework and work-based learning (including at
least 54 hours of work-based learning); and has at least 1 completed
employability profile; or student must meet the criteria for a
national work readiness credential.
Credential may be a supplement to a regular diploma, or, if the
student is unable to meet diploma standards, the credential may be
awarded as the studentís exiting credential provided the student has
attended school for not less than 12 years, excluding Kindergarten.