Charleston is one of America’s most historic cities, attracting thousands of tourists annually. Situated here are the College of Charleston, the Citadel, Charleston Southern University, the Medical University of South Carolina, and Trident Technical College. The climate is mild in winter, delightful in spring and fall, and hot in the summer. The city’s population is nearly 130,000.
Northside is an independent Christian school, founded in 1975, providing academic training for Kindergarten (ages 2-5), Elementary (grades 1-6), Junior High (grades 7, 8) and High School (grades 9-12). The school enrolls over 270 students from over 50 area churches. There are more than 25 faculty members and two administrators. Staff also includes office personnel, kitchen and child care workers, and a maintenance crew.
The Mission of NCS is to provide Biblically-based academic, fine arts, and athletic instruction for families who support the goals of the school. Simply stated, it seeks to train and teach students to know, to love, and to serve the Lord Jesus Christ in His church.
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Northside is accredited by the South Carolina Association of Christian Schools. Teachers are also certified by SCACS or by the South Carolina State Department of Education.
|90-100||A||Reporting: Quarterly and at mid-term|
|80-89||B||Year: 180 days Semester: 90 days Quarter: 45 days|
|70-79||C||Day: 8:00-2:50 (1-3), 8:00-3:00 (4-6), 8:00-3:05 (7-12)|
|60-69||D||High school class period: 45 minutes|
|0-59||F||Half-day K2, K3, K4, K5 meet from 8:00-11:15.|
Northside also offers an Honors Diploma. Honors studies are available in English, mathematics, and science. NCS offers a SC Minimum Requirements diploma but does not offer a Technical Preparatory course of study.
COLLEGE PREPARATORY DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS (24 units)
|Mathematics:||4||U.S. History:||1||Fine Arts:||1|
Rank in class is calculated at the end of the freshman year and every year thereafter. Honors, College Preparatory, Academic Required, and Academic Elective courses are included. Non-academic requirements or electives are not considered in class rank. College Preparatory and Honors courses are weighted for GPA and class rank calculations.
Iowa Test of Basic Skills, PSAT, SAT, ACT
|IOWA||Typical percentile ranking on total battery: 88th|
|SAT||Typical score: 1,102 + Essay score|
|ACT||Typical score: 24|
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