NYSTP – These tests are given to 3rd – 8th grade students in NYS. The NYSTP Common Core aligned assessments measure a students performance in ELA and Math. Students in 4th and 8th grade also take the New York State Science test.
NYS Regents – In the state of New York, Regents Examinations are standardized exams that covers specific core high school subjects. The successful passing of these exams are required in order to receive a Regents Diploma to graduate.
There are also specific exams and classes in New York that must be taken and passed in order to graduate.
Additionally there are two levels of diploma in the state of New York for graduation:
1: Regents Diploma
2: Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation