Requirements for Diploma


This section is intended to provide students with academic information in very brief form. For a more complete explanation of curricular offerings and requirements, please refer to the R.F.A. Curriculum Guide. These guidelines are to ensure that students have the mandated credits to graduate.

Requirements for a Regents Diploma


CORE Subjects

English.............................4 credits

Social Studies ..................4 credits

Math................................3 credits

Science*...........................3 credits



Physical Education..................................2 credits

Foreign Language.................................. 1 credit

Health Education...................................1⁄2 credit

Art/Music...............................................1 credit


*(One Science must be Living Environment, one must be Physical Science)

Total of 22.0 credits are required, plus the following examinations:


Regents examinations must be passed in:


One Math Regents ................................................................... minimum 65

One Social Studies Regents ....................................................... minimum 65

ELA – English Language Arts...................................................... minimum 65

One Science Regents..................................................................minimum 65

One additional Regents ............................................................. minimum 65



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