• Graduation Requirements

  • Class of 2005 and beyond    
    Required ("Core") Subjects Regents Diploma Advanced Regents Dipolma
    English 4 units 4 units
    Social Studies 4 units 4 units
    Mathematics 3 units 3 units
    Science 3 units 3 units
    Second Language (Spanish) 1 unit 3 units
    Health .5 unit .5 unit
    Preparation for Life .5 unit .5 unit
    Art and/or Music 1 unit 1 unit
    Sequence/Requirements and/or Electives 5 units 2.5 units
    Introduction to Occupations   .5 unit
    Physical Education 2 units 2 units
    UNIT REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION 24 units 24 units

    All students are required to pass Regents exams (English, math, science, global studies and American history) with a grade of 65 in order to graduate with a regents diploma.

    SPECIFIC REGENTS EXAMINATIONS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION
    Integrated Algebra, Science Regents, Global Regents, ELA 11 Regents, US History Regents.

    ADVANCED REGENTS REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION
    Students wishing to earn an Advanced Regents Diploma must fulfill the following additional
    requirements:
    • Pass the Integrated Algebra, Geometry and Advanced Algebra & Trigonometry
    , and an additional Science Regents
    • Major in Spanish and pass the Spanish Regents or Earn a Career and Technical Education Endorsement in a specific career major.

    Sequences available at Arkport:
    1. Mathematics – Math 11, Math 12, Integrated Algebra, Geometry and Advanced Algebra &Trigonometry
    2. Science - Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry, Local Physics or Local Chemistry
    3. Spanish - Spanish I, Spanish II, Spanish III (only one Regents given, which occurs at
    the end of the first semester in the Junior year.)
    4. Career Education and Business
    5. Art

    ACADEMIC LOAD:
    6 full-time courses, Freshmen and Sophomore years.
    5.5 full-time courses, Junior and Senior years