College and Career Readiness Requirements

Washington College

Students must earn the credits listed under Graduation Requirements. Completing the additional courses listed below can support students in successfully transitioning to college or the workplace.

Courses That Support College and Career Readiness
Subject-Specific Course Sequences Advanced Courses
Math: 8 Regents-level credits, including a sequence that consists of at least the following courses:  

  • Algebra I   
  • Algebra II
  • Geometry
  • Advanced Placement (AP) courses
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) courses
  • Courses for college credit such as:
    • College Now  
    • CUNY Early College
Science: 8 Regents-level credits, including a sequence that consists of at least three of the following courses:

  • Living Environment  
  • Chemistry  
  • Physics  
  • An AP science course

 

Achievements that support College and Career Readiness
  • Earn any of these scores to enter a four-year CUNY college and/or avoid remediation at CUNY Community Colleges:

          Reading and Writing

    • English Regents exam score of 75+
    • SAT Critical Reading score of 480+
    • ACT English score of 20+
    • CUNY Assessment Test in Reading score of 70+ and Writing Test score of 56+

Math

    • Any Math Regents exam score of 80+ AND a passing grade in Algebra II/Trig or a higher level math course
    • Common Core-aligned Algebra I Regents exam score of 70+ AND a passing grade in Algebra II/Trig or a higher level math course
    • Math SAT score of 500+
    • ACT Math score of 21+
    • CUNY Assessment Test in Math I score of 45+
    • CUNY Assessment Test in Math II score of 40+
  • Earn a score of 3+ on any Advanced Placement (AP) Exam
  • Earn a score of 4+ on any International Baccalaureate (IB) Exam
  • Pass a course that earns college credit with a “C” or higher
  • Earn an Advanced Regents diploma
  • Earn a CTE diploma endorsement and/or pass an industry recognized
    technical assessment for licensure and/or certification
  • Earn an Arts diploma endorsement

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