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Niagara Catholic Junior-Senior High School is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, and by the New York State Board of Regents

A Niagara Catholic student will earn one (1) of the following diplomas:

Niagara Catholic Regents Diploma*:  awarded to a student who fulfills the required 27 units of study listed below and earns a grade of 65% or higher on the five (5) New York State Regents exams in English, Mathematics, Global History, U.S. History, and Science.

Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation:  awarded to a student who completes the requirements of a Niagara Catholic Regents Diploma and passes an additional three (3) New York State Regents exams in Math, Science, and Spanish.

Regents Diploma with Honors:  awarded to a student who completes the requirements of a Niagara Catholic Regents Diploma and achieves an average of 90% in all Regents examinations.

Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation with Honors:  awarded to a student who completes all the requirements of a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation and achieves an average of 90% in all Regents examinations.

*In order to comply with the policies mandated by the Niagara Catholic Board of Trustees and the State of New York, all Niagara Catholic students are required to earn a Regents Diploma to graduate.

Units of study required to graduate from Niagara Catholic:

  • English - 4 Units
  • Mathematics - 4 Units
  • Religious Studies - 4 Units
  • Science - 4 Units
  • Social Studies - 4 Units
  • Physical Education - 2 Units
  • Foreign Language - 1 Unit
  • Electives - 1.5 Units
  • Art - 1 Unit
  • Computer Science - 1 Unit
  • Health - .5 Units

     TOTAL: 27 Units


For a complete and detailed description of the courses offered at NC, click the "Course List" tab in the naviagtion menu on the left-hand side of this page. 

Student Records: School records will be retained in the building according to the schedule set forth by the New York State Education Department - Archives of Records Retention and Disposition schedule.



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