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Subjects Local & Regents Diploma Advanced Regents Diploma


New Dorp High School

Deirdre A. DeAngelis, Principal

Carolyn P. Gannon, AP-PPS


DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS

For the Class of 2014


To achieve a diploma a student must complete 44 credits in required and elective subjects, pass the standardized tests, and seven terms of PE.

Subjects Local & Regents Diploma Advanced Regents Diploma

English 8 credits 8 credits


Social Studies

Global Studies 4 credits 4 credits

American History 2 credits 2 credits

Economics 1 credit 1 credit

Participation in 1 credit 1 credit

Government

Mathematics 6 credits 6 credits

Science 6 credits 6 credits

Language 2 credits 6 credits

Art 1 credit 1 credit

Music 1 credit 1 credit

Health 1 credit 1 credit

Physical Ed. (7 terms) 4 credits 4 credits

Electives 7 credits 3 credits

^ EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS


REGENTS DIPLOMA

In addition to the noted subject area requirements, students must pass the following standardized examinations:


  • English Language Arts Regent (Minimum of 65%)

  • Mathematics Regent (Minimum of 65%)

  • World History Regent (Minimum of 65%)

  • US History & Government Regent (Minimum of 65%)

  • Science Regent (Minimum of 65%)

^ ADVANCED REGENTS DIPLOMA


In addition to the noted subject area requirements, diplomas may be granted with a Regents endorsement to students who receive a passing score (65) in the following Regents examinations:

  • English Language Arts

  • Global Studies

  • American History and Government

  • Second Language

  • Mathematics (3 Regents exams)

  • Science (2 Regents exams)




NOTE: Students who fall behind or move ahead of their original class will still have to meet the requirements for that class.


LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENT STUDENTS



Students with limited English proficiency entering school in this country in grade 9 or later may take required Regents examinations, other than the English Language Arts Regents examination, in their native language where available (Spanish, Haitian-Creole, Russian, Korean or Chinese) if the examination is taken within three years of entering this country.

SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS



Special Education students will continue to be required to meet the same standards for graduation as all other students. Test modifications will be available to them if such modifications are documented on their IEP or 504 accommodation plan. Diplomas will be granted to eligible students.


Individual Education Program (IEP) diplomas will continue to be available to students receiving special education services.




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