(845) 563-3400     124 Grand Street, Newburgh, NY 12550
 

Student Requirements



Program Requirements For The Middle Grades (Grds 5-8)

Grades 5 & 6:

All students shall receive instruction that is designed to facilitate their attainment of the State intermediate learning standards in the seven general curriculum areas:

Grades 7 & 8:

All students shall be provided instruction designed to enable them to achieve, by the end of grade eight, State intermediate learning standards through:

 

Grade Level Classification

According to the Newburgh Board of Education Policy: It shall be the policy of the Board of Education to establish the requirements of each student’s progression from one grade level to the next grade level in high school. In order to progress from Grade 8 to Grade 9, the student:

  1. Must successfully complete a minimum of three (3) core subjects (Math, English Language Arts, Science, or Social Studies) AND must achieve at or above Performance Level 2 on the most recent English Language Arts and Mathematics assessments;
    OR
    Must successfully complete a minimum of two (2) core subjects (Math, English Language Arts, Science, or Social Studies) AND must achieve at or above Performance Level 3 on the most recent English Language Arts and Mathematics assessments.
  2. Students who have repeated Grade 8 twice will be placed into Grade 9.
  3. Exceptions to the above requirements will be considered, upon a written parent/guardian request on behalf of a student. A decision to progress the student may be made, if agreed to by both the Middle School and High School Principals.

 

Requirements for High School Graduation

NEW YORK STATE CREDIT REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL STUDENTS ENROLLED IN GRADES 9-12:

In accordance to the New York State Current Diploma Requirements Chart

REQUIRED COURSE MINIMUM NUMBER OF CREDITS
English 4
Social Studies Distributed as Follows: U.S. History (1), Global History & Geography (1), Participation in Government (1/2), Economics (1/2) 4
Science Distributed as Follows: Life Science (1), Physical Science (1), Life Science or Physical Science (1) 3
Mathematics 3
Languages Other than English (LOTE) 1
Visual Art, Music, Dance, and/or Theatre 1
Physical Education (participation each semester) 2
Health .5
Electives 3.5
Total 22

Pathways 4+1

All students must pass 4 Required regents examinations: one in each discipline (Math, English, Science, Social Studies) + 1 Pathway (CDOS, CTE, STEM, Humanities, Arts, LOTE)

 For More Information on Regents Exams or Different Types of Diplomas, Click the Following Links:

  1. http://www.nysed.gov/common/nysed/files/programs/curriculum-instruction/currentdiplomarequirements2.pdf
  1. http://www.nysed.gov/common/nysed/files/programs/curriculum-instruction/diplomaandcredentialsummary1.18edit6.18.3.pdf
  1. http://www.nysed.gov/curriculum-instruction/diploma-requirements-video-series

     



QUICK CONTACT

Main Switchboard
845.563.3400
Food Services
845.563.3424
Registration
845.563.5437
BOE Clerk
845.563.3503
Transportation
845.568.6833
Payroll
845.563.3440
Athletics
845.563.5419
Business/Fin.
845.563.3448
Human Resources
845.563.3460
Technology
845.568.6542
Tax Office
845.563.3490
Newburgh Free Library
845.563.3600

SCHOOLS

Balmville
845.563.8550
Fostertown
845.568.6425
Gardnertown
845.568.6400
GAMS Tech
845.563.8450
Horizons
845.563.3725
Meadow Hill
845.568.6600
New Windsor
845.563.3700
Temple Hill
845.568.6450
Vails Gate
845.563.7900
Heritage Middle
845.563.3750
South Middle
845.563.7000
NFA Main
845.563.5400
NFA North
845.563.8400
NFA West
845.568.6560