NDIHS accredited by

  • International Baccalaureate: IB World School for the Diploma Programme
  • North Central Accreditation CASI,
  • NWAC
  • SACS CASI via Cognia (formally AdvanceED)

American Diploma Graduation Requirements

Notre Dame International High School’s graduation requirements are designed to meet US and Common Core State standards and entry requirements for university. Students are required to attend eight semesters of high school in ninth through twelfth grades and complete a minimum of 48 semester credits for graduation. These 48 semester credits must also satisfy the specific departmental requirements described below. Students in the American Diploma program may be placed in IB classes to help meet these requirements.

Students are individually responsible for seeing that they are meeting the requirements necessary for graduation, but the college counselor or director will monitor each student’s records at the start of each school year. Any student who has a question regarding graduation status should contact the college counselor or director.

Subject area graduation requirements for the US Diploma are as follows:

Subject Required semester credits
Language arts 8
Math 6
Social Studies (including courses in US History) 7
Science(2 must be in Biology) 6
Foreign Language (4 must be in the same language) 6
Fine and performing arts 2
Physical education 2
Elective (au choix) 11

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