4770 Graduation Requirements

In order for students to receive a high school diploma, the Principal must certify that the student has met the following requirements:

  1. The student has completed the requirements for a Regents Diploma, an Advanced Regents Diploma or Advance Regents Diploma with honors, as currently defined by the New York State Education Department and Board of Regents.
  2. Students must complete 22 units of school credit.
  3. Students who have been designated as having a disability must have completed requirements to receive a Regents Diploma, Advanced Regents Diploma, or Skills and Achievement Commencement Diploma as specified in his/her Individualized Education Program (IEP) and approved by the Committee on Special Education (CSE).

A high school diploma will represent termination of the district’s responsibility to provide additional educational training opportunities as part of the regular day program.  Any student working toward earning a Skills and Achievement Commencement Diploma will be informed in writing of his or her right to attend the public schools of the district until one of the following occurs:

  1. The student earns a high school diploma;
  2. The student attains the age of 21 prior to September 1 of a school year.

Ref: Commissioner’s Regulations 100.5; 100.9

Revised and Adopted September 10, 2013
Revised and Adopted March 24, 2020

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