Graduation Requirements and Advanced Placement Courses

Advanced Placement Courses

As part of the AP for ALL initiative by the Department of Education, our school proudly offers a variety of Advanced Placement (AP) Courses. Our AP course offerings include: 

  • AP US History
  • AP Psychology
  • AP Literature
  • AP Computer Science
  • AP Environmental

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Credit Requirements for Graduation

Students need 44 credits in these subject areas to earn a Regents diploma.

  • 8 credits in core English
  • 8 credits in Social Studies, including: 4 credits in Global History, 2 credits in U.S. History, 1 credit in Participation in Government, 1 credit in Economics
  • 6 credits in Math, including: at least 2 credits in advanced math (for example, Geometry or Algebra II)
  • 6 credits in Science, including: 2 credits in any life science and 2 credits in any physical science
  • 2 credits in Languages Other Than English (LOTE)
  • 4 credits in Physical Education, every year
  • 1 credit in Health Education
  • 2 credits in Arts Education, including visual arts, music, dance, and theater
  • 7 credits in Electives