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Graduation Requirements & Diploma Type

SHA DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS WITH REGENTS ENDORSEMENT

Academic Year 2018 - 2019 

Minimum of 30 credits is required

4 years of 20 hours of Community Service each year

Completion of Term Paper in junior year and a passing grade

 

Course

Credits

Theology

4

* English

4

*Social Studies

4

*World Language (French, Italian, Spanish)

4

*Mathematics

4

*Science

4

**The Arts

1

Physical Education / Dance

2 (4 years)

Health

½

Computer

1 ½

 

*Regents Exams (where applicable)/CheckPoint B Exam is required and 4 credits required for graduation.

**Students who choose Art or Music as major must complete at least 3 full credits.

 

In order to receive a Sacred Heart Academy Diploma, a student must earn the number of credits indicated above. Electives bring total to a minimum of 30 credits.

 

Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation with Honors - The 8 required Regents Exams listed below with a computed average of 90 or better. 3 Math, 2 Science, ELA, Global History & Geography, US History & Government & a World Language Checkpoint B Exam with a score of 65 or higher. 

 

According to the New York State Department of Education, any student who entered 9th grade after September 2001 will be eligible to receive an Advanced Regents Diploma upon successful completion of the World Languages Checkpoint B Course Exam and Algebra 2 Common Core Regents.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR New York STATE REGENTS DIPLOMA:

For students entering after September 2001

 

English – 4 credits            Social Studies – 4 credits       Mathematics – 3 credits

Science – 2 credits           The Arts – 1 credit                 Second Languages – 1 credit

Health – ½ credit              Sequence +                            Physical Education – 2 credits

Electives – 3.5 credits (4.5 credits for an Advanced Diploma

               Including 1½ credits for Computer)

 

Total minimum credits – 21 credits

 

Regents Exams, Core credits and Sequences as required by New York State Department of Education must be fulfilled by all students.

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