High School Academic Profile

Niagara Catholic Jr. /Sr. High School is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, and by the New York State Board of Regents.

High School Graduation Requirements:

English - 4 units

Math - 4 units

Religion - 2 units

Science - 4 units

Social Studies - 4 units

Physical Education - 2 units

Foreign Language - 1 unit

Electives - 1.5 units

Art/Music - 1 unit

Computer Science - 1 unit

Health - .5 units

TOTAL - 25 units

A Niagara Catholic student will graduate will one of the following degrees:

Niagara Catholic Regents Diploma:  awarded to a student who fulfills the required 25 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 two (2) New York State Regents exams in Math, one (1) additional Science, and a sequence of 3 in Spanish or Business with a sequence of 5.

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

CEEB Code (needed for standardized testing): 334160

The class of 2014 has a 100% graduation rate, and will all going on to attend either a 2 or 4 year college.