Requirements for the Bishop Kearney NYS Regents Diploma:
To remain in good standing at Bishop Kearney, a student is required to complete a program that includes at least six credits each year, including Catholic Studies and Physical Education. Completion of programs means that a passing mark must be obtained.
Catholic Studies - 2 credits
English - 4 credits (English Regents)
Social Studies - 4 credits (Global AND U.S. History Regents)
*Global I (1), Global II (1), US History (1), Economics (0.5), Participation in Government (0.5)*
Science - 3 credits (1 Science Regents)
Mathematics - 3 credits (1 Math Regents)
Language - 2 credits
Art and/or Music - 1 credit
Health - 0.5 credit
Physical Education - 2 credits
Electives - 1.5 credits
TOTAL CREDITS.........................................23 credits
Christian Service - 90 hours minimum
Technology Assessment - Yearly Passing Grade
Advanced Regents Diploma:
For an Advanced Regents Diploma – Students must complete all requirements for a Regents Diploma, plus the following:
- Pass all THREE Math Regents Exams (Integrated Algebra Regents, Geometry Regents, Algebra 2/Trigonometry Regents)
- Pass a total of TWO Science Regents Exams (Living Environment Regents and Chemistry, Earth Science, OR Physics Regents)
- THREE credits in Foreign Language, plus three-year comprehensive Foreign Language examination.
For an Advanced Regents Diploma with Honors – The average of all Regents exam grades required for an Advanced Regents Diploma must be 90% or above.
Senior participation in Commencement, Senior Activities, and the Senior Prom are based on the fulfillment of the following.
Absences can have an impact on grades