At the conclusion of each year, credits are awarded for each course completed with a passing grade and according to the following guidelines: full-time/full-year course = one credit; full-time/semester course = 0.50 credit; full-time/quarter course = 0.25 credit; part-time/full-year or semester course = between 0.25 and 0.50 credits. Courses taken for one trimester only = 0.33 credit and for two trimesters = 0.66 credit.
A minimum of 26 credits is required for graduation starting the Class of 2015. Students must also complete 20 hours of community service throughout their 4 years of high school.
|Subject||Class of 2013||Class of 2014||Class of 2015|
|World Languages||2 (same language)||2||2|
|Electives (additional courses beyond those required)||2.5||3.5||5|
|TOTAL Credits Required||Min. 24||Min. 25||Min. 26|
|GPA||Honors, AP & IB
|F||Below 60||0||Below 60||1|
NAC ranks its graduating class using student GPAs (Grade Point Average) calculated according to the grading system indicated above. NAC does not include transfer grades in the calculation of a student’s GPA. GPAs are based solely on work done while attending NAC.