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North Platte High School

North Platte High School is located in Dearborn, Missouri.  The school serves approximately 210 students in grades 9-12.  North Platte High School students consistently rank above the state norm in standardized testing programs.

Curriculum:  The curriculum at North Platte High School offers a wide range of courses presented through an Eight Block Schedule.  All students are required to take eight subjects per semester.  Four of these meet on one day with the other four meeting the next.  The days alternate and each day includes a fifteen minute seminar, which allows students to receive one-on-one or small group assistance from individual teachers. The following courses with slight variations are offered each year:

Communicative Skills Mathematics Foreign Language Practical Arts
Language Arts I-IV* Pre-Algebra Spanish I-IV Research with Technology
Speech and Drama Algebra I-II   Accounting I-II
Remedial Reading Applied Math   Ag. Science I-II
Journalism/Publications/Media Advanced Math   Ag. Construction/Conservation
Mythology Calculus Fine Arts Ag. Business
American Short Stories College Algebra* Art I-IV Industrial Tech. I-II
Novels Geometry Band Mechanical Drawing
    Choir Family & Consumer Science
      Personal Finance
Social Studies Science Physical Education Housing & Interior Design
American History Physics* Physical Fitness Self Development
World History/Economics Biology I-II* Health Family Meals
American Government Conceptual Physics Adaptive Physical Ed. Contemporary Living
Geography Chemistry* Weightlifting/Conditioning Child Developement
  Biotechnology   Family Living & Parenting
      Nutrition & Wellness

*College credit is available
ITV (distance learning) and online college credit classes also available for juniors and seniors.

Graduation Requirements:

Language Arts  4 units Extra-curricular Programs  
Mathematics  3 units Football Volleyball
Science  3 units Basketball Wrestling
Social Studies  4 units Baseball                            Softball
Fine Arts  2 units Weight Training Cheerleading
Practical Arts  1 unit Cross Country Track and Field
Physical Education  2 units Academic Bowl  
General Electives     9 units                      
Total 28units                                         

Recently Recognized Programs:
2010 & 2011
Softball District Champions
2011, 2013 Softball KCI Champions

2009 Football District Champions

2001-2013 Band Received I Rating 

2013 Volleyball KCI Champions

2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 Girls Basketball District Champions
2011, 2012, 2014 Girls Basketball KCI Champions
2007 & 2003 Choir selected to perform at Missouri Music Educators Association convention
2006 Softball KCI Conference Champions
2005 Softball KCI Conference Champions; District Champions; Third Place State Tournament
2001 Academic Team KCI Conference Champions; Baseball KCI Conference Champions
2000 Volleyball KCI Conference and District Champions; Girls' Basketball KCI Conference Champions; Academic Team KCI Conference Champions
1999 Academic Team KCI Conference Champions; District Champions; Third Place State Tournament
1998 Academic Team KCI Conference Champions; District Champions; Second Place State Tournament
1998 Football District Champions and Missouri 1A State Champions; Boys' Basketball KCI Conference Champions

Student Organizations:

National Honor Society Student Council SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions)
FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) FFA Science Club
FBLA Art Club Book Club

Vocational/Technical Training - Hillyard Technical Center:

Automobile Service Technology Carpentry Collision Repair & Finish
Computer Aided Drafting Computer Service Technology Electronics Technology
Emergency Medical Tech-Basic Fire Science HVAC
Medical Transcription Health Service Asst

Precision Machine Tech


Welding Technology





Parent Organizations:

Music Booster Club Athletic Booster Club  

For additional information about High School programs contact:

                Mrs. Michelle Johnson, Principal
                212 West 6th Street
                Dearborn, MO  64439
                (816) 450-3344   Fax (816) 992-8955


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