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Distinguished Achievement

North Kansas City Schools offers opportunities for advanced studies and the following diploma options for graduates of its four high schools:

    • International Baccalaureate Diploma (26 Credits) - Graduates receive honors and are recognized for completing rigorous international curricula designed to meet the entrance requirements of the world's best universities. (IB Guide)

    • Gold Medallion Honors Diploma (26 Credits) - Graduates receive honors and are recognized for completing a rigorous program designed to meet all entrance requirements for the University of Missouri system as well as most universities nationwide. (Gold Medallion Planning Guide)

    • College Readiness Diploma (25 Credits) - Graduates are recognized as having met entrance requirements for most Missouri universities and the State College preparatory Certificate requirement.

    • North Kansas City Schools Diploma (24 Credits) - Graduates meet the state requirements for graduation from high school and entry into community colleges and most state colleges.

Beginning with the Class of 2019, graduation requirements change to the following. Students will earn one of these diplomas upon graduation:

    • Career & College Readiness Diploma (26 Credits) Graduates are recognized as having met entrance requirements for most Missouri universities.

    • Gold Medallion Honors Diploma (26 Credits) Graduates receive honors and are recognized for completing a rigorous program designed to meet all entrance requirements for the University of Missouri system as well as most universities nationwide.

    • International Baccalaureate Diploma (26.5 Credits) Graduates receive honors and are recognized for completing rigorous international curricula designed to meet the entrance requirements of the world's best universities.

Additional information on advanced studies and diploma options may be found in the current Career Planning and Education Guide (CPEG).

 

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