The range of courses offered at Norris is designed to prepare students for a variety of post-secondary pursuits. The chart below gives students an example of pathways to graduation.  A learner must complete all requirements earning 23.5 credits for graduation before receiving a Norris Academy High School diploma. Norris Academy offers additional options to meet graduation requirements with School Board approval noted in the chart below.

 

Norris Academy
Graduation Requirements

Norris Academy
Alternative Education Requirements

With Norris School Board Approval


GED Option #2

Orientation &
Bridge to Pursuits
1 Credit (Orientation Electives)
.75-1.5 (Bridge to Pursuit Electives)
1 Credit (Orientation Electives)
.75-1.5 (Bridge to Pursuit Electives)

Student is enrolled in an alternative education program and the School Board determines that the student has demonstrated a level of proficiency in the subjects for which credit is required equivalent to that which he or she would have attained if he or she had satisfied the credit requirements.

a) Students served will be at least 17 years of age.

b) Students will be at least one year behind their (9th grade) class in credits earned. 10

c) Students served should be able to demonstrate an ability to read at or above the 9th grade level.


English4 CreditsEquivalent Proficiency of 4 Credits
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Math3 Credits
(1 Credit may be attained through a CTE Course and/or a course in computer sciences per 118.33 High school graduation standards; criteria for promotion)
Equivalent Proficiency of 3 Credits
Science3 Credits
(1 Credit may be attained through a CTE Course)
Equivalent Proficiency of 3 Credits
Social Studies3 Credits
Civics Test
Equivalent Proficiency of 3 Credits
Physical Education1.5 CreditsEquivalent Proficiency of 1.5 Credits
Health.5 CreditsEquivalent Proficiency of .5 Credits
Electives8.5 Credits Orientation and Bridge to Pursuits plus courses selected from any combination of courses offered in the 4 Dimensions2 Credits Selected from any combination of courses offered in the 4 Dimensions
Total23.5 Credits17.00 Credits