Rigorous Education

North Lakes Academy High School offers a college preparatory curriculum that focuses on a well-rounded traditional education to prepare them for post-secondary options. Students are provided the opportunity to begin enrolling into Advanced Placement (AP) classes in their 9th grade year. This can continue with AP and or College in the Schools (CIS) classes through their 12th grade year while possibly earning over 20 college credits.

Beyond regular exams to display evidence of learning, all English, Math, Science, Social Studies, World Languages, Fine Arts, and Physical Education at this level offer skill development of communication based on their understanding and knowledge of subject matter.  Skills developed can include: building, changing, composing, creating, designing, formulating, hypothesizing, planning, predicting, producing, revising, writing, criticizing, defending, evaluating. 

 

High school students are required to earn a minimum of 28 credits to earn a diploma, and a minimum of a C- in each course to receive graduation credit.

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) through our Becoming curriculum, Physical Activity/Education, and Fine Arts are required classes for 9th-12th grades. Band, Choir, and/or Visual Arts provide opportunities in the Fine Arts classes.

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Ms. Jaime Goulet - Principal

651-797-6289 or jgoulet@northlakesacademy.org

UPPER SCHOOL (9-12)
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College Readiness

We offer 3 ways for students to earn college credit:

  • College in the Schools (CIS)

  • Advanced Placement (AP)

  • PSEO

We also provide college and higher learning path planning services as part of our Becoming Curriculum

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The "Becoming" Curriculum

 

The Mission of North Lakes Academy is to graduate students who are confident, skilled scholars and citizens.

 

Our expectation is that students and teachers excel in core academic, active and artistic disciplines, develop a sense of purpose and path, and value a united community built through appreciation of diversity.

 

The "Becoming" curriculum strategy is focused on helping us all find our path and purpose, as well as preparing students for college and career in the 21st Century.

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