Students are offered four years of Regents academic English. These courses are designed to prepare students for the New York State English Examination. There are two literary icons selected for each grade. All students in that grade will study these two works of literature in addition to others selected by the teachers. The emphasis in all English courses is the development student writing and critical interpretation of English, American and World Literature. After successful completion of these courses students receive a New York State Regents Endorsed High School diploma.