De La Salle North Catholic High School offers a rigorous four-year college prep curriculum. We are the only high school in Portland to require 4 years of English and religion, 4 years of math and science, 3 years of social studies, and comprehensive elective offerings.
Average class size is 21, and the student to teacher ratio is 17:1.
Although students enter our school an average of 1.5 years behind in reading and math, 98% of the class of 2022 was accepted to college.
Course & Graduation Requirements
|9th grade||10th grade||11th grade||12th grade|
|Theology||Jesus Christ in Scripture||Jesus Christ Revelation||Mission of Jesus Christ||Mission of the Church||Social Justice||History of Catholicism||Sacraments||World Religions|
|English||English I||English II||American Literature||World Literature, AP Language & Literature|
|Mathematics||Geometry Honors, Algebra I||Algebra I Honors, Algebra II||Algebra II, Honors Pre-Calculus||Pre-Calculus†, Calculus†, Math & Society|
|Science||Physics||Chemistry||Biology †||Advanced Chemistry, Forensics, Environmental Science†, H. Anatomy & Physiology†|
|Social Science||World History||US History & Ethnic Studies||Government||Economics|
|Spanish||Spanish I, Spanish Heritage I||Spanish II, Spanish Heritage II|
|Addl. Required||PE I||Health I||PE Elective||College Readiness||Health II|
|CWSP||Work Study I||Work Study II||Work Study III||Work Study IV|
|Selective*||ARC||ARC||Foundations, ARC||Foundations, ARC||Foundations, ARC||Foundations, ARC||Foundations, ARC||Foundations, ARC|
† Dual Credit (college level)
* Academic support directed by teacher/administration
- Electives for ALL Grades: Ceramics, Design, Drawing/Painting, Leadership, Mythology, Photography, Recreational Fitness, STEM (such as Computer Science, Engineering), Weight Training, Women’s Empowerment, Yearbook
- Electives for 11th-12th Grades: Community 101, Psychology, Spanish III, Yoga
- Electives for 12th Grade Only: AP Spanish