Amherst Advanced

  • Benefits of an NYSED Advanced Regents Diploma?

    • All students should consider and aspire toward the NYSED Advanced Regents diploma, regardless if you are going to college or trade school. 
    • Currently over 60% of our ACHS students attain this designation and our students seeking this level of performance continues to grow.  
    • The NYSED Advanced Regents Diploma only requires three more rigorous high school classes beyond the normal Regents Diploma.
    • You can potentially save on college tuition (language requirements could be waived which opens the college schedule for a course toward a minor or dual major).
    • The NYSED Advanced Regents Diploma denotes a higher level of achievement for colleges and is more college preparatory in nature.

    Details:  The NYSED Advanced Diploma requires successful completion of additional Regents or local exams:

    • three units of local LOTE (Language Other Than English)
    • two Science Regents exams, one of which must include Biology
    • Algebra, Geometry, and Algebra 2 Regents exams.
    • A five-unit sequence in fine arts, business, or career and technical education, may replace the three-unit LOTE sequence of an Advanced Diploma.

    With Honors: Students who achieve a 90% average on 8 Regents exams will earn an Advanced Regents diploma “With Honors” designation.

    Questions: Talk to your child's school counselor or school administrator.   Check out our Amherst Advanced Video

     

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