Graduation Requirements


In order to graduate from Seton Catholic Central, each student is required to complete successfully courses mandated by the Board of Regents of the State of New York, as well as additional requirements mandated by the school. A complete record of achievement in these courses, as well as in elective courses selected by the student, is maintained in the form of an official transcript.

Each student graduating from Seton must acquire a minimum of 24 units of credit. (Exceptions may be made at the administrative level for any student entering the school after the ninth grade.) In keeping with the educational objectives of SCC, each student is required to carry a minimum of seven units of credit each year, including at least eight courses each semester. Each student is expected to be involved in service to the school, fellow students, the parish and the community.

graduation

The New York State Board of Regents requires that students be able to demonstrate competency “through Regents Competency or Regents Examinations” in the basic subject areas before a diploma is issued. As the competency tests are eliminated, all students will be required to take the corresponding Regents Examination.

Requirements for regular education students are successful completion of all the following:

  • Regents Comprehensive Examination in English
  • Regents Examination in Integrated Algebra
  • Regents Examination in Global Studies
  • Regents Examination in United States History and Government
  • Regents Examination in any Science
Course Regents Diploma Advanced Regents Diploma
Theology
English
Social Studies
4
4
4
4
4
4
Mathematics
Science
Health
3
3
.5
3
3
.5
Art or Music
Foreign Language
Physical Education
1
1
2
1
3*
2

* One of the following must be completed:
3 credits in Foreign Language OR completion of 5 credits in a specific subject area.

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