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Freshman Core Curriculum

Northwest focuses on student success - every student, every day. To aid in that success, it is recommended that students complete the following core classes to best prepare themselves academically for the classroom experience.

High School core classes

  • 4 units of English
  • 3 units of Mathematics 
    High school-level algebra or higher
  • 3 units of Science 
    Must include at least one laboratory course 
  • 3 units of Social Sciences 
    Must include American history and at least one semester of government
  • 1 unit of Fine Arts
  • Electives and additional coursework may also be considered