Our US High School diploma in France requirements correspond with the NCA guidelines for college preparatory schools and meet or exceed the Minnesota state graduation standards.
Students must submit complete, translated academic transcripts for each year of high school in order to be considered as a candidate for a US High School graduation.
Notre-Dame International High School’s graduation requirements are designed to meet Minnesota state standards and entry requirements for a wide range of colleges and universities. Students who meet the below requirements may be awarded a NDIHS diploma at the successful completion of twelfth grade:
48 semester credits* are required for an American High School diploma:
* 1 credit is earned for each semester course.
All graduating students must have one of the following exams and scores to prove their English level:
English speaking study opportunities in France Universities and Grandes Ecoles: programs taught in English.
International students who have fulfilled the following requirements are eligible to receive a US high school diploma in France from Notre-Dame International High School :
Note: Some students start classes in our school with lower English language skills that may require additional ESL classes to meet our English language standard and graduate.
We welcome international students coming for a year or a semester at Notre-Dame International High School. The grade report earned at the end of their exchange program in France allows them to validate credits at their home school.