Course, Credits and Regents Exam Requirements for M-W Diplomas

Table of course and credits required for 3 types of diplomas
  Advanced Regents Diploma Regents Diploma * Local Diploma
REQUIREMENTS Credits Credits Credits
English Language Arts 4 4 4
Social Studies 4 4 4
Math 3 3 3
Science 3 3 3
World Languages       3 (a) 1 1
Art/Music 1 1 1
Health .5 .5 .5
Physical Education 2 2 2
Electives 1.5 3.5 3.5




Table of additional requirements for comprehensive diploma
Additional Requirements for Monroe-Woodbury Comprehensive Diploma
Community Service
300 Hours
1 1 1
Additional Electives 6.5 4.5 2.5
TOTAL CREDITS 29.5 27.5 25.5


Table of Regents exams required for 3 types of diplomas
Regents Exam Requirements for each diploma
Regents Exams
Minimum score of 65
Regents Exams
Minimum score of 65
Regents Exams
Comprehensive English Comprehensive English Comprehensive English, Global History, US History, one Science, one Math
Three Math One Math Local Diploma* students must take the Regents Exam in each of the subjects listed above.

Testing requirements may be met by:

1) Passing with 65 or,

2) Achieving a score between 55-64 or,

3) Successfully completing the corresponding Regents Competency Test (RCT)

Global History Global History
U.S. History U.S. History
Two Sciences One Science
(a) World Languages


(a)  Students are required to have passed a final exam in a World Language by the end of 8th grade or earn one credit of World Language in high school. In addition, students acquiring 5 credits in Art, Business, FACS, Music, Tech or CTEC may be exempted from the additional 2 credit/Local exam requirement.


* The Local Diploma option is only available to students with special needs.