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Graduation Requirements

Currently, a student must earn 22 units for a high school diploma. This includes two full units of Physical Education for four years. All students must carry at least six classes per semester in addition to Physical Education. In order to meet the 22 units of credit that are required for graduation, all students must carry a minimum of 6.5 credits, which include Special Education assignments and AIS placement, for the year.

Minimum Graduation Requirements:
Required Subjects  Regents Diploma
English 4 Units*
Social Studies 4 Units*
Mathematics 3 Units*
Science 3 Units*
Second Language 3 Units*
Health ½ Unit
Art and/or Music 1 Unit
Physical Education 2 Units
*Regents level or higher

To qualify for a Regents Diploma, students must pass Regents Common Core exams with a 65 in English, Social Studies, Math and Science. A total of 22 units is currently required for graduation from Cicero-North Syracuse High School. Note: Students seeking a Regents Diploma, who pursue a 5-unit sequence in Art, Music, or Occupational Education, may be exempted from the second language requirement. Students are eligible for a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation who, in addition to the minimum of 5 regents above, also take two additional regents in math and one additional regents in science

Click the links below to download the March 2019 graduation requirements letters by graduation year.

Class of 2020
Class of 2021
Class of 2022
Class of 2023
Class of 2024
Class of 2025