GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS FOR HIGH SCHOOL

Course Load: To insure that each student may derive the full benefit of a high school education, he/she must take a full course load. Special schedules may be arranged with approval from the Head of School.

CURRENT REQUIREMENTS FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION

COURSES                                    CREDITS

English                                                4

Mathematics                                        4

Social Studies                                       4

U.S. History (1); Civics (1);                      

World History (1); and 1 other               

Science                                                 4

Biology (1); Physical Science (1);            

Earth Science (1); and 1 other               

Physical Education                               1

Bible                                                    3

Computer                                            1 

Foreign Language                                 2

Electives                                               2

Minimum required for graduation       25

Additional possible electives                 3

Total                                                     28

 

COLLEGE PREPARATORY HONORS TRACK

College preparatory students are strongly encouraged to graduate with the following 28 credits and to take those courses in which the student will be strongly versed in fundamental subjects as well as in the broad background of a general high school program. Students should take as many Advanced Placement and Honor courses available at Northwood Temple Academy for the best preparation for college. The following courses are suggested by the school for a student to be well prepared for college:

COURSES                                       CREDITS

English                                                    4

English I/H (1); English II/H (1);

English III H/AP (1); English IV H/AP (1)

Mathematics                                           4

Algebra I (1) & II (1); Geometry (1);

Electives (1); Pre-Calculus; Calculus/AP

Social Studies                                          4

Civics (1); World History/H (1); U.S. History/AP (1);

Electives (1): Advanced Government/AP; European History/AP

Science                                                   4

Earth (1); Biology (1); Physical Science (1); Electives (1):

Chemistry H; Advanced Biology AP; Environmental Science AP

Bible                                                      3

Computer                                              1

P.E. & Health                                        1

Foreign Language                                  2

Electives                                                2

Minimum required for graduation        25

Additional possible electives                  3

Total encouraged for college bound    28