Alger Independence High School was founded in 1981 to provide students with a creative alternative to traditional schools. Alger is accredited by NALSAS (National Association for the legal Support of Alternative Schools) and officially approved by the state of Washington. It is located in Sedro-Wooley, Washington, U.S.
Twenty credits are required to graduate from Inter and receive an Alger’s Diploma (one credit equals 150 hours of learning experience).
Washington State Requirements for a High School Diploma (The Following Requirements have been adopted to fit Tokyo Inter-High School):
Subject & Credits
Three (3) English Credits
Three (3) Math Credits
Two (2) Science Credits
One (1) Social Studies Credit
One (1) United State History Credit
A Half (½) Northwest History Credit
One (1) Japanese History Credit
One (1) Occupational Education Credit
One and a half (1½) Physical/Health Education Credits
A Half (½) Physical/Health Education II Credit
One (1) Fine Arts Credit
Four and a half (4 ½) Elective Credits
A Total of Twenty (20) Credits
Students need to submit all their work (e.g., term and research papers, certifications, test scores, artwork, designs, etc.) to their private learning coach. A student’s work is then evaluated and graded by his/her learning coach and the principal. The results are then submitted to Alger independence High School for final approval and achievements are awarded.
■Students who have studied at another high school,either in Japan or a foreign country, and have sufficient transferable credits may be able to graduate within six months. Students transferring from other high schools should contact Tokyo Inter-High School Admission Office to have their transcripts evaluated and to receive an estimate on the remaining time and credits needed for graduation.
Keystone High School, founded in 1974, is accredited by the NAC (Northwest Accreditation Commission) and officially approved by the state of Pennsylvania. It is located in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.
In accordance with Pennsylvania State Requirements, Keystone National High School requires twenty-one (21) credits for graduation.
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania also stipulates the distribution of these credits as follows:
Four (4) English credits
Four (4) Social Studies credits
Three (3) Math credits (must include at least one credit of Algebra I or higher)
Three (3) Science credits
One (1) Health credit
One (1) Fine Arts (Humanities) credit
Five (5) Elective credits
Students must earn at least 5 full-credits from Keystone in order to receive a Keystone National High School Diploma.
Students must complete one course in each of the major subject (core) areas regardless of the number of transfer credits in that area.
o Social Studies
o One credit in a subject of choice (elective)
Any course/credit taken above our required number credits will count as an elective.
Student must be actively enrolled in The Keystone School at the time of high school completion in order to earn a Keystone diploma. A final diploma and official transcript will be issued once students have met the requirements set out in all KNHS policies. Keystone reserves the right to review, rescind, and/or hold a KNHS diploma when it is determined necessary to preserve the academic integrity of The Keystone School.