High School Credit
North Dakota ALA Girls State citizens can earn .5 high school credit hours for attending and completing the
ALA Girls State program. This is recognized by the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction. Upon completion of the week, information will be sent to the participant’s school for administration by the school district. While DPI has approved ND Girls State for .25 or .5 credit hours, actual application of credit is determined by the local school district and not at the discretion of DPI or ND Girls State.
ALA Girls State citizens can earn college credits for attending ALA Girls State through The ACE Network. Visit the ACE Network Web site to learn more about this opportunity.
High School Civics Exam
Any student who graduates from a North Dakota high school is required to take and pass a Civics Exam. This exam will be offered to North Dakota Girls State citizens. Citizens are not required to take the exam. Upon passing the exam, information will be sent to the participant’s school for administration by the school district. While DPI has allowed ND Girls State to administer the exam, acceptance of the completed exam is determined by the local school district.