New Dorp High School
Deirdre A. DeAngelis, Principal
Carolyn P. Gannon, AP-PPS
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
Global Studies 4 credits 4 credits
American History 2 credits 2 credits
Economics 1 credit 1 credit
Participation in 1 credit 1 credit
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
In addition to the noted subject area requirements, students must pass the following standardized examinations:
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:
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.