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Graduation Requirements

Distribution of Units of Credit:    

(all courses listed are 1 credit unless otherwise noted)  

  • English  Language  Arts  (4  credits  required)  
    • English  9  
    • English  10  
    • English  11  
    • English  12*  
  • Social  Studies  (4  credits  required)  
    • Global  I  
    • Global  II  
    • U.S. History & Government  
    • Public Policy (.5  credits)*  
    • Economics  (.5  credits)  
  • Mathematics  (4  credits  required)  
    • Mathematical  Reasoning I: Problem  Solving  
    • Mathematical  Reasoning II: Algebra  
    • Geometry  
    • Algebra  2/Trigonometry  
    • College  Math  
    • Statistics*  
    • Pre-­Calculus*  
  • Science  (4  credits  required)  
    • Earth  System  Science I  
    • Earth  System  Science II  
    • Contemporary  Science & Technology I  
    • Contemporary  Science & Technology II*  
  • Health and Wellness (2.5 credits required)  
    • Physical  Education (.5 credits/year  =  2  credits)  
    • Personal  Wellness (.5 credits)*  
  • The  Arts (1 credit required)  
    • Studio  Art  
    • Painting*
    • Chorus  
  • Jazz Band  
    • Guitar  
    • Music Theory
  • Language Other  Than  English  (1  credit  required)  
    • Spanish  1  
    • Spanish  2  
    • Spanish  3*  
    • Spanish  4*  
    • Spanish  5*  
  • Sequence Courses or Electives (3.5 credits required)  
    • Crew  (.5 credits/year = 2 credits)  
    • Interdisciplinary Place-based Learning Expeditions (credits vary by year)
    • Annually varied courses selections

Additional Components:

  • PSAT
  • SAT or ACT
  • Application to college
  • Senior Capstone Project
  • Graduation Portfolio
  • Service Learning
  • Community Internship

NYS Regents Exam Requirements:

  1. Integrated Algebra
  2. Global History & Geography
  3. Living Environment
  4. U.S. History & Government
  5. Comprehensive English

Additional Regents Exam Requirements for Advanced Designation

  1. Geometry
  2. Algebra 2 / Trigonometry
  3. Physics (or another physical science)
  4. Local examination in culmination of Spanish 3