Graduation Requirements

Unity High School Regents Exam Requirements for Graduation

Graduation with an Honors Distinction is achieved by averaging a 90 or above on all required exams.

Regents ExamNYS Regents DiplomaUnity Regents DiplomaNYS Advanced Regents DiplomaUnity Advanced Regents Diploma
Comprehensive English65 or above75 or above65 or above75 or above
Global History and Geography65 or above75 or above65 or above75 or above
U.S. History and Government65 or above75 or above65 or above75 or above
Science65 or above on one science75 or above on one exam65 or above on Living Environment & one other science75 or above on one exam & 65 or above on one other exam
Language Other than English (LOTE)No requirementNo test requirement; options for culminating project.65 or above75 or above
Mathematics1 of the below
Integrated Algebra65 or above on any one exam75 or above on any one exam65 or above on ALL three exams75 or above on one exam & 65 or above on the other two exams
Geometry
Algebra 2/
Trigonometry
Total5 exams5 exams9 exams9 exams

Unity High School Credit Requirements for Graduation

Curricular Credit RequirementsLocal Diploma (IEP Required)Regents DiplomaAdvanced Regents DiplomaUnity Regents DiplomaUnity Advanced Regents Diploma
English4444 (must complete English
4)
4 (must complete English 4)
Social Studies44444
Science43344
Language Other than English(LOTE)1*1*33**3
Mathematics3334 (must complete at least 1 year Algebra 2 /Trig)4 (must complete Algebra 2/ Trig)
Physical Education22222
Health0.50.50.50.50.5
College and Career Preparation11122
Enrichment/Electives3.53.53.51.51.5
Total23 credits23 credits23 credits25 credits25 credits
* Students with IEPs stating exemption from LOTE do not have to meet LOTE requirement
** Students with IEPs may earn 1 LOTE credit for the Unity Diploma
** Students who earn 3, 4, or 5 on the AP Spanish Language Exam may earn a Unity Diploma with 2.0 LOTE credits


Unity High School Additional Requirements for Graduation

Co-Curricular ​​Credit RequirementsLocal Diploma (IEP Required)Regents DiplomaAdvanced Regents DiplomaUnity Regents DiplomaUnity Advanced Regents Diploma
Roundtable PresentationsNANANA4 passing grades4 passing grades (at least 2 with honors)
Organized Team/ClubNANANA2***2***
Community ServiceNANANA0.5****0.5****
Internship/mentoringNANANA0.5****0.5****
*** One successful season or trimester of a team/club equates to 0.25 credits.
**** 0.5 credits equates to two trimesters of successful completion comprising of at least 3 hours weekly (or 100 hours minimum).

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