The required courses and electives offered by the English Department are designed to help students develop language and communications skills, aesthetic sensitivity and deeper understandings of themselves and others as human beings within a particular cultural setting.
Seniors may fulfill their fourth year English requirement by enrolling in either:
(1) AP English or Project Advance English (year courses)
(2) Two elective, one in the fall and one in the spring.
FIVE YEAR SEQUENCE IN ENGLISH
Students may avail themselves of this option by earning one additional credit in English beyond their four year requirement.
Additional semester courses my be elected providing that any prerequisites are met. Ninth, Tenth, and Eleventh graders may take English electives, but they may not apply these courses toward their twelfth grade English requirement unless students have been accepted for early graduation before taking these courses.
OBTAINING A VALID HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA REQUIRES THAT NEW YORK STATE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS PASS A COMPREHENSIVE ENGLISH REGENTS EXAMINATION.