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Graduation Requirements

NorthStar Academy high school students enrolled before the 2015-2016 school year may follow the 14-15 credit requirements of 22 credits (Standard) and 24 credits (Advanced).  Any NorthStar Academy middle school student entering grade 9 having taken at least one 100-level core course (Eng, Math, Sci, SS) prior to the 2015-2016 school year, may assume the 14-15 graduation requirements.  All other NorthStar Academy students will follow the current graduation requirements of 24 credits (Standard) and 26 credits (Advanced). Any questions on graduation requirements may be directed to the NSA Guidance Office.

Subject Area Standard Diploma Advanced Diploma
English 4* 4*
Math 3 4*
Science 3 4*
Social Studies 3* 3*
Government 0.5 0.5
Economics/Personal Finance 0.5 0.5
Foreign Language - 2
Worldview 1* 1*
Physical Education 0.5 0.5
Health 0.5 0.5
Fine Arts 0.5 0.5
College and Life Preparation 0.5* 0.5*
Electives** 7 5
Total Credits 24 26
*Specific courses are required. Please click here to download NSA's specific graduation requirements.
**An elective is any course of your choosing outside of the required and/or designated core courses.