• HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

     

     I. COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENT (Class of 2023 students only)

    In its ongoing effort to ensure that all students acquire “lifelong” learning skills, the Board of Education has revised the District’s graduation requirements. In addition to the requirements for a Local Diploma, Regents Diploma, or Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation, all students are required to demonstrate competency in computer technology. Students can satisfy the requirement by passing one of the following courses during grades 8-12:

    • AP Computer Science A
    • AP Computer Science Principles
    • Business Office Applications
    • Computer Aided Design I
    • College Computer Aided Design II
    • College Computer Aided Design III
    • College Engineering Methods
    • College Robotics
    • College Virtual Enterprise
    • Computer Art and Design
    • Computer MAGIC
    • Computer Programming I - Visual Basic
    • Computer Programming II - Visual Basic
    • Computer Programming 1 - JAVA
    • Introduction to Computer Science Principles
    • Introduction to Photoshop
    • Introduction to Research
    • Science Research Course 1
    • Science Research Course 2
    • Science Research Course 3
    • Video Game Design

     

    II. CLASS MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENT

    At the senior high school, students will be placed on class level according to the number of credits they have earned. To be classified as a sophomore, a student must have a minimum of two credits; to be classified as a junior, a student must have a minimum of eight credits; and to be classified as a senior, a student must have a minimum of fourteen credits. 

     

    III. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS

    All information in this section reflects the Commissioner of Education’s regulations currently in effect. Students and parents will be notified, in a timely manner, of any subsequent changes or revisions to the new graduation requirements.

    22 total designated regents or elective credits are required for graduation.

    REGENTS DIPLOMA

    REGENTS DIPLOMA WITH ADVANCED DESIGNATION

    CDOS COMMENCEMENT CREDENTIAL