Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart

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Diploma Requirements

Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation

To receive a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation, a student must pass the following Regents examinations with a score of 65 or higher.  Required Regents examinations are:

  • English
  • Math A or Algebra
  • Math B or Algebra/Trigonometry*
  • Global History and Geography
  • United States History and Government
  • Two Science examinations – One examination in The Living Environment and one examination in Chemistry, Earth Science or Physics

*For students entering SHA after 2008, Geometry is also required.

To receive a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation with Honors, a student must achieve an average of 90% in all examinations that are required for a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation.

Regents Diploma

To receive a Regents Diploma, a student must pass the following Regents examinations with a score of 65 or higher.  Required Regents examinations are:

  • English
  • Math A or Algebra
  • Global History and Geography
  • United States History and Government
  • Science

To receive a Regents Diploma with Honors, a student must achieve an average of 90% in all examinations that are required for a Regents Diploma.