Graduation Requirements

McKee High School Examination Requirements

 Regents Name  Regents Diploma  Advanced Regents Diploma
 English Language Arts (ELA)  65+
 Math 65+ on two math exams

  • Algebra I
  • Geometry, OR
  • Algebra II
65+ on three math exams

  • Algebra I
  • Geometry
  • Algebra II
Social Studies 65+ on one social studies exams

  • US History, OR
  • Global History & Geography
65+ on one social studies exams

  • US History, OR
  • Global History & Geography
Science 65+ on two science exams

  • Living Environment
  • Earth Science
  • Chemistry, OR
  • Physics
65+ on three science exams

  • Living Environment
  • Earth Science
  • Chemistry, OR
  • Physics
Languages other than English (LOTE) Not Required 65+ on one NYC LOTE Exam
Arts or CTE endorsement to the Adv. Regents diploma
+1 Option 65+ on any additional Regents exam or State approved +1 option  65+ on any additional Regents exam or State approved +1 option

College and Career Ready Scores

Avoid Remediation
 Reading & Writing
• ELA Regents = 80+
• SAT Verbal = 500+
• ACT English = 20+
• CUNY Assessment Test = Passing
Math
• Any Math Regents = 80+ AND Algebra II/Trig = 65+
• CC Algebra I OR Geometry Regents = 75+ AND Algebra II/Trig =65+
• SAT Math= 500+
• ACT Math = 21+
• CUNY Assessment Test = Passing
Other Achievements
• AP Exams = 3+
• College Course = C+
• Advanced Regents Diploma
• CTE diploma endorsement
• Pass industry-recognized Technical assessment for licensure and/or Pass industry-recognized Technical assessment for certification

McKee High School Credit Requirements

 Subject  Regents Diploma  Advanced Regents Diploma
 

English Language Arts (ELA)

 

8 8
 

Math

 

6 6
Social Studies

Global (4)
US History (2)
Participation in Govt. (1)
Economics (1)

8 8
Science

Life Science (2)
Earth Science (2)
Life Science, OR
Chemistry, OR,
Physics (2)

6 6
 

CTE Program

 

 12  12
Languages Other Than English (LOTE) 2  2
Visual Art 2 2
Physical Education 4 4
Health 1 1
Math:
• 8 credits
• Algebra I
• Geometry II
• Algebra II
Science:
• 8 credits that includes at least three of:
• Living Environment
• Earth Science
• Chemistry
• Physics
• AP Science course
Advanced Courses:
• AP Exams
• Courses for college credit such as:
• College Now
• CUNY Early College
• St. John’s University Early Advantage