Academic Requirements

Academic Requirements

Majors and Courses

* In addition to the regular NY State high school requirements, students must take the following*


  • Pre-Calculus or Calculus
  • Physics
  • At least two Advanced Placement classes in Math and/or Science


  • Pre-Calculus, Calculus or Statistics
  • Advanced Placement Biology
  • Advanced Placement Chemistry


  • Advanced Placement History
  • Advanced Placement Psychology
  • Advanced Placement Sociology
  • Community Service Internship


  • Advanced Placement English
  • Journalism
  • Mass Media and Communication
  • Advanced Media
  • Digital Cinema Production

Course Offerings

    English:English 1- English 8, JournalismHistory:US History, Global History, Participation in Government, EconomicsScience:Earth, Living Environment, Chemistry, and PhysicsMath:Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Statistics and CalculusForeign Language:SpanishPhysical Education:Gym, Dance, and HealthMedia:Intro to Media, Advanced Media, Digital CinemaArt and Music:Band, Chorus, and ArtElectives:Forensics, Environmental Science, Ceramics, Digital Art, Photography, CineBannekerEnglish Honors:Honor placement is made through a student application and teacher recommendation in the spring term of their 9th and 10th grade year. A minimum of 80 average in English class is required.Advanced Placement Courses:Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Statistics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, U.S. History, World History, Macro Economics, US Government, Literature, Language, and Spanish

Program Cards

Program Cards are issued at the start of each semester. They must be kept in the students’ possession at all times. Any lost or stolen cards must be reported to the Guidance Office.