Besides earning a high school diploma, students have the opportunity to prepare for college and careers by participating in a wide range of classes when they aim for an Advanced Regents Diploma.

Credit Requirements

 ClassesRegents Diploma Advanced Regents Diploma
 English 8
Social Studies:
 Global History (4)

Participation in Government(1)
Economics (1)
 8 8
 Science (including lab) Life Science (2)
Physical Science (2) 

Life Science (2)
Physical Science (2)
 6 6

ncludes at least 2 credits of advanced math 
(e.g., Geometry or Algebra II) 
Language Other Than English (LOTE)  2 6
Visual Art, Music, Dance and/0r Theater

 2 2
 Physical Education 

(Every Year)

 Elective 7
 Total44+ 44+ 

Examination Requirements

 Regents ExamRegents Diploma
Advanced Regents Diploma 
Common Core English 65+ 65+ 
U.S. History & Government65+ 65+ 

65+on ONE

science exam:

  • Living Environment
  • Earth science
  • Chemistry or Physics

65+ on TWO science exam:
  • Living Environment 

  • AND  
  • Earth science
  • Chemistry or Physics
Common Core Mathematics


65+on ONE 

math exam:

  • Algebra I
  • Geometry or Algebra II

65+ on

  THREE math exam:

  • Algebra I
  • Geometry AND Algebra II 
 Language Other Than EnglishNot Required  65+

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