In order for students to receive a high school diploma, the Principal must certify that the student has met the following requirements:
- 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.
- Students must complete 22 units of school credit.
- 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:
- The student earns a high school diploma;
- 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