Due to COVID-19, we are revising our Maverick For A Day program. For more information about Moore Catholic please call 718-761-9200 ext. 104 or 102.
Due to COVID-19, we are revising our Maverick For A Day program. For more information about Moore Catholic please call 718-761-9200 ext. 104 or 102.

Graduation Requirements

New York State Regents Endorsed Diploma

Moore Catholic High School is chartered by the New York State Board of Regents and accredited by AdvancED.  The following requirements are in accordance with the current regulations of the New York State Board of Regents.

All Moore Catholic High School students are required to sit for all Regents exams at least twice, in the event of a failure, at the next administration of said Regents exam.

Required Minimum School Credits

4 credits – Religion                

3 credits – Second Language

4 credits – English

½ credit – Art

4 credits – Social Studies

½ credit – Music

4 credits – Mathematics         

½ credit – Health

3 credits – Science                  

½ credit – Computer Science

2 credits – Physical Education

½ credit – SAT/ACT Preparation

2 credits – Electives

 Total = 28 1/2 credits

Requirements for a Regents Diploma

AS OF SEPTEMBER 2016 STUDENTS ENTERING FRESHMEN YEAR ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING REGENTS EXAMINATIONS WITH A GRADE OF 65 OR BETTER TO EARN A REGENTS DIPLOMA.

  • English Language Arts (Common Core English)
  • 1 Math (Common Core Algebra I, Geometry or Algebra II)
  • 1 Social Studies (Global History and Geography OR United States History and Government)
  • 1 Science (Living Environment, Chemistry, Earth Science or Physics)
  • One additional Regents exam

Requirements for a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation

AS OF SEPTEMBER 2016, STUDENTS ENTERING FRESHMEN YEAR ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING REGENTS EXAMINATIONS WITH A GRADE OF 65 OR BETTER TO EARN A REGENTS DIPLOMA WITH ADVANCED DESIGNATION.

  • English Language Arts (Common Core English)
  • 3 Math (Common Core Algebra I, Geometry AND Algebra II)
  • 1 Social Studies (Global History and Geography OR United States History and Government)
  • 2 Science (Living Environment AND Chemistry, Earth Science or Physics)
  • Successful completion of a Comprehensive Exam following 3 years of study in A  Language Other Than English
  • One additional Regents exam