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
  • 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
VC62  Cosmetology I/II
VC82  Computer Systems Technology I/II
VC92.  Childhood Development
VCA52  Culinary Arts I/II
VCA62  Commercial/Advertising Design
VDC52  Digital Communications
VDO52  Diversified Occupations
VE52  Electrical Construction & Maintenance
VG52  Graphic Production
VH62  Health Occupations I/II
VM52  Masonry
VP52 Plumbing & Heating 
VP62  Protective Services
VR52  Collision Repair
VS52  Service Occupations
VW52  Welding