Academics

High School

With the directive from Louisiana Department of Education that includes all public and non-public approved schools, and states, “All students graduating as of May 2012, in order to attend a four-year college in Louisiana, will have to complete a course of studies that is equivalent to the present one that makes a student T.O.P.S. certified and fulfills the LA Core 4 curriculum requirements.”  This means that we will address the majority of our students by having STANDARD SCHEDULES for each grade level.

STANDARD 9TH GRADE SCHEDULE:

  • Bible I
  • Algebra I
  • English I
  • Physical Science
  • Computer Technology/Literacy
  • World Geography
  • Health & P.E. I

STANDARD 10TH GRADE SCHEDULE:

  • Bible II
  • Spanish I
  • American History
  • English II
  • Biology
  • Algebra II
  • Health & P.E. II

STANDARD 11TH GRADE SCHEDULE:

  • Bible III
  • English III
  • Spanish II
  • Geometry
  • Civics
  • Chemistry
  • Publications I or H. & P.E. III

STANDARD 12TH GRADE SCHEDULE:

  • Bible IV
  • Physics or Earth Science
  • Advanced Math or Financial Math
  • Fine Arts Survey
  • English IV

graduation requirements

When a student enter 9th grade he/she will begin earning credits towards graduation.  Students must earn 26 credits in specified classes to be able to graduate from N.C.S.

HIGH SCHOOL COURSES OFFERED 

4 UNITS ENGLISH

  • English I, II, III, & IV

4 UNITS MATH

  • Algebra I
  • Geometry
  • Algebra II
  • Financial Math
  • Advanced Math

4 UNITS SCIENCE

  • Physical Science
  • Earth Science
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry

4 UNITS SOCIAL STUDIES

  • World Geography
  • American History
  • Civics
  • World History

2 UNITS P.E./HEALTH & P.E.
8 UNITS ELECTIVES

  • Religion I, II, III, & IV
  • Spanish I
  • Spanish II
  • Publications I
  • Computer Technology/Literacy
  • Fine Arts Survey

Grading Scale    

A = 94-100 ; 4 quality points                  
B = 87-93 ; 3 quality points          
C = 77-86 ; 2 quality points
D = 70-76 ; 1 quality point
F = 0-69 ; 0 quality points

Classification of students is as follows:

9th Grade – less than 6 Credits
10th Grade – 6 Credits – 12 Credits
11th Grade – 13 Credits – 19 Credits
12th Grade – 20 Credits and Above

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

The basic student material used in our elementary school is the ABEKA Curriculum. The ABEKA book ministry has over thirty years experience with Pensacola Christian School, one of the largest Christian day schools in America and Pensacola Christian College trains teachers and administrators to serve in Christian schools.