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High School

North Pocono High School's curriculum for most students is composed of three parts: core courses, other required courses, and elective courses.

Core Required Courses

  • Four years of English
  • Four years of social studies, including United States History, American Government, and World History
  • At least three years of mathematics
  • At least three years of science

Other Required Courses

  • Four years of physical education
  • One year of health

Elective Courses

All students must take a minimum of five classes that meet every day of the cycle (known as major courses). To meet or exceed the credit requirements, students may take a variety of additional courses in subjects such as fine art, business, English, family and consumer science, math, science, social studies, technology, and vocational skills, and world languages.

Course Sequence

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Course Descriptions/Program of Studies/Curriculum Guide

Below is the current and complete Curriculum Guide. For descriptions of individual courses, refer to this document.

Current North Pocono High School Curriculum Guide

 

Vocational (CTC) Courses

The Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County (CTCLS) offers 18 career areas of study. Programs are designed to be three years in length, beginning in sophomore year; however, it is possible for juniors and seniors to begin a program of study. Students who attend CTC for their vocational program, continue to take required courses at North Pocono. For a description of the specific vocational programs listed below, please visit the Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County's website by clicking the link below.

Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County website

All courses: Full Year / 3 credits

VA52. Automotive Technology I/II
VB52. Building Mechanics
VC52. Carpentry
VC92. Childhood Development
VR52. Collision Repair
VCA63. Commercial Arts & Design
VC82. Computer Systems Technology I/II
VC62. Cosmetology I/II
VC02. Creative Communications: Commercial & Advertising Design
VG52. Creative Communications: Graphic Communications
VCA52. Culinary Arts I/II
VE52. Electrical Construction & Maintenance
VH62. Health Occupations I/II
VT52. Masonry
VP52. Plumbing & Heating 
VP62. Protective Services
VS52. Service Occupations
VW52. Welding