Graduation Requirements

Graduation from St. Regis Falls High School requires the fulfillment of course and examination requirements as outlined by the New York State Board of Regents.

New York State Graduation Requirements

At St. Regis Falls Central School District , students must meet Course Credit Requirements and Regents Exam Requirements in order to graduate.

Please review the following information and meet with your school counselor if you have any questions.

Course Credit Requirements:

Each student must have 22 COURSE CREDITS in order to graduate. All students must have satisfied the following requirements:

  • 4 English credits

  • 4 Social Studies credits

  • 3 Math credits

  • 3 Science credits

  • 1/2 Health credit

  • 1 Art and/or Music credit

  • 2 Physical Education credits (.5 credit each year of high school)

  • 1 LOTE credit (Unless you are exempt on your IEP)

Regents Exam Requirements (65 or higher):

Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation:


Global History

US History

Integrated Algebra



Two of either:


Earth Science



Regents Diploma:


Global History

US History

One Math Regents (typically Integrated Algebra)

One Science Regents (typically Earth Science or Biology)


Students with IEP's and some 504 plans have different requirements for Regents examinations. You can review these guidelines on the New York State Department of Education Graduation Requirements here. It is best to call your counselor to explain to this to you. There are multiple ways students with an IEP or 504 plan can earn their high school diploma.

Please use this information as a guide when determining what kind of diploma you are working toward, what courses you must have to graduate, and the testing requirements for the two diploma options offered. This information is intended to support you in your academic career, and should be used in conjunction with regular meetings with your school counselor who can keep you up to date on the latest requirements from the state and the school district.