Academics

Perhaps one of the most defining characteristics of a Northfield High School education is the excellent academic programming.

Designed to meet the varied interests of our learners, the course curriculum at Northfield High School will challenge students
to reach their full potential at every opportunity. Students at Northfield High School choose from a wide array of courses
including art, business, English, family and consumer science, industrial technology, math, music, physical education, science,
social studies, wellness and world languages (Chinese, French, German and Spanish). We offer 10 honors/advanced courses and 16 Advanced Placement courses, and our art and music programs have a longstanding tradition of distinction.

Regardless of your child’s passions, we’re confident that our programs will engage him or her in a rewarding academic journey.
Understanding that each child has a unique goal for his or her education, Northfield High School offers a full range of
subject material. Our teachers and counselors are well prepared to guide students down a variety of different paths and Family
Access – Northfield High School’s online information portal – provides up-to-date information about your child’s progress in
the classroom, including:

  • A detailed schedule of your child’s day (including grades and assignments).
  • Contact information for teachers.
  • Daily attendance records.

Advanced, Honors and AP Courses Offered

Advanced Accounting | Advanced American Literature | Advanced British Literature | Advanced Computer Applications
Advanced English | Advanced English 9 | AP Biology | AP Calculus AB | AP Chemistry |AP Computer Science A
AP Economics (Macro/Micro) | AP Environmental Science | AP French Language | AP German Language
AP Literature & Composition | AP Music Theory | AP Physics | AP Spanish Language | AP Statistics
AP U.S. Government & Politics | AP U.S. History | AP World History | Foundations for AP Sciences | Honors Algebra 2
Honors Art | Honors Geometry | Honors Pre-Calculus

Northfield High School • 1400 Division Street South • Northfield, MN 55057 • p 507.663.0630 • f 507.645.3455 • hsinfo@nfld.k12.mn.us