Curriculum

The minimum number of credits required for graduation is 28 (outlined below). Notre Dame High School meets all requirements of the North Central Accrediting Association, the State of Missouri as well as the Archdiocese of St. Louis. Notre Dame also offers 30 honors classes as well as college credit classes through St. Louis University's 1818 program.

Breakdown of Required Credits:
English —
4 credits
Mathematics —
3 credits 
Science —
3 credits 
Social Studies —
3 credits 
Theology —
4 credits
World Language —
2 credits
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Class Seminar — 1 credit
Electives — 3.5 credits
Family & Consumer Sciences — .5 credits
Health — .5 credits
Physical Education —
1 credit
Practical Arts —
1 credit
Visual & Performing Arts — 1.5 credits 

TOTAL: 28 credits

Course Offerings for the 2021-2022 School Year
Course Description Book for the 2021-2022 School Year

Grading Scale

GPA Policy established for NDHS students graduating in 2022 and 2023:

Letter Grade

A

B

C

D

F

Percentage Range

93% – 100%

84% – 92%

75% – 83%

70% – 74%

below 70%

Point Value

4.0

3.0

2.0

1.0

0

Weighted Point Value

5.0

4.0

3.0

2.0

0

GPA Policy established for NDHS students graduating in 2024 and beyond:

Letter Grade

A+

A

B+

B

C+

C

D

F

Percentage Range

98% – 100%

93% – 97%

90% – 92%

85% – 89%

82% – 84%

76% – 81%

70% – 75%

below 70%

Point Value

4.3

4.0

3.3

3.0

2.3

2.0

1.0

0

Weighted Point Value

4.8

4.5

3.8

3.5

2.8

2.5

1.5

0