Graduation Requirements

New York State Education Department Diploma/Credential Requirements 
The chart at the link above outlines the diploma and credential requirements currently in effect, as of June 2022. The chart provides an overview of the requirements and identifies the student populations that have access to each type of diploma and non-diploma high school exiting credential. Websites are provided to offer more detailed information regarding the requirements for each diploma or credential.

NYSED Multiple Pathways to Graduation

NYS multiple pathways
Multiple pathways recognize the importance of engaging students in rigorous and relevant academic programs. The regulations approved in 2015 and 2016 recognize students’ interests in the Arts, Biliteracy (LOTE), Career and Technical Education (CTE), Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS), Humanities, and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) by allowing an approved pathway to meet the students’ graduation requirements.