All Liberty High School general academic policies and procedures (as well as course descriptions for all classes offered at our school) can be found in our current course catalog here:
The following file contains a list of all current elective courses offered at Liberty High School, as well as information regarding the pre-requisites and course fees associated with each:
*21st Century Course of Study: While NOT a diploma type, all CCSD students are expected to meet 21st Century Course of Study expectations (including successfully passing three years of science including a year or biology and four years of math including a year of algebra II) upon graduating from Liberty High School in accordance with Nevada State Legislative mandates. All students who are academically able to meet 21st Century Course of Study requirements must attempt them. However, students who wish to opt-out of these requirements must have a signed 21st Century Course of Study Opt-Out Form on file with their Liberty Counselor.
All CCSD students are required to take OR pass certain assessments in order to be eligible to receive a high school diploma in the State of Nevada. The following guide outlines the specific testing requirements for students based on year of graduation:
*Regarding diploma types, please note that counselors are solely responsible for assuring that students are on track to meet the requirements for the STANDARD DIPLOMA. Students are responsible for monitoring their own progress towards (and qualification for) the Advanced and / or the Advanced Honors diplomas. Counselors will inform students (annually during the credit check process) of their progress towards various diploma types and advise them of what classes they SHOULD or SHOULD NOT take in order to be eligible for diplomas that are not STANDARD. However, counselors will not place students in classes for which they do not qualify (or are not recommended) without a Course Recommendation Challenge Form being submitted on the student's behalf.
The requirements of the Standard Diploma are the BARE MINIMUM that a student in the State of Nevada must achieve to qualify for a high school diploma from a comprehensive high school. Click on the button below for a complete explanation of Standard Diploma requirements:
With an Advanced Diploma, students demonstrate that they are capable of meeting more rigorous demands than those of a Standard Diploma. Students with an Advanced Diploma are automatically granted admissions to both UNLV and UNR. Click on the button below for a complete explanation of Advanced Diploma requirements:
ADVANCED Honors DIPLOMA:
The Advanced Honors Diploma is the most distinguished high school diploma that is offered in the State of Nevada. Many graduates who obtain Advanced Honors Diplomas go on to study in some of the finest colleges and universities in our country. Click on the button below for a complete explanation of Advanced Honors Diploma requirements:
Current and former teachers of students are available after school to provide extra assistance to students who need help. It is recommended that students START by seeking help with their current teachers. However, if they have found that a previous teacher (his/her teaching style, explanation of material and concepts, etc.) to be more beneficial to their learning process, it is recommended that the contact this teacher to see if he/she is able and willing to assist them.
Enterprise Public Library Tutoring:
Enterprise Library (located at 25 E. Shelbourne Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89123) provides FREE tutoring to students in math, science, and English Mondays through Thursdays between the hours of 2pm and 7pm. To make an appointment to meet with a tutor or to to learn more information about the program, please call Enterprise Library at (702)507-3760 extension 4.
CCSD Academic Support and Community Services Center:
The CCSD Academic Support and Community Service Center (ASCSC) provides CCSD student with opportunities to participate in various academic services, including tutoring programs. For more information about what services the ASCSC can provide, please visit their website at https://www.ascsclv.net or call 702-799-3140.
Online Academic Assistance:
The following online databases are funded by the State of Nevada and the Instructional Design and Professional Learning Division of the Clark County School District for CCSD student use:
While CCSD does not endorse specific outside tutoring agencies or independent contractors, the following is a list compiled by CCSD of local individuals or companies that provide such services for interested parties:
Click on the links below for more information about credit retrieval opportunities for each grade level:
Alternative Educational Options
We here at Liberty understand that a comprehensive high school setting is not always the best environment for every student. Therefore, below is information regarding alternative educational options for those desiring a nontraditional setting:
Nevada Learning Academy (of CCSD):
Liberty students can enroll concurrently at Nevada Learning Academy (NVLA) in order to either retrieve missing credits, get ahead on credits, or repeat classes for a higher grade. Please click on the link below for more information about these opportunities:
PE II Waivers
A student may earn a PE II waiver by successfully completing one season of a sport at Liberty OR by competing in a sport outside of the school setting. Students who wish to do the latter option must meet certain requirements to earn a PE II waiver. Click on the link below for more information regarding this process:
Community Service Credit
Students can earn .5 elective credits for 60 hours of volunteer work and (a maximum) of 1 elective credit for 120 hours of volunteer work. Applications for community service credit must be completed and approved PRIOR to beginning the service hours. Community service hours must be completed at one site and must be at a site that does not qualify as a business or company (such as in a school, church, community / recreation center, shelter, food bank, library, etc.). In addition to a detailed hours log of service hours completed (including the dates volunteered, times in, times out, time served, and supervisor signature), students must also complete and submit the form below to earn community service credit and submit it to his/her counselor for approval:
Students who work a minimum of 20 hours per week for a local business and are in possession of payment stubs to verify their employment are eligible to earn elective credit that can be applied towards their high school graduation requirements. For more information about earning high school credit for having a job, please click on the button below:
Dual Credit / Early Studies
CCSD students who are in good standing may have the option of enrolling concurrently at either UNLV or CSN in their Early Studies Program in order to earn credits that count towards both their high school diploma and a college degree. For more information about Dual Credit / Early Studies programs, please click on the links below: