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Niceville High School (NHS) is located in a residential community in the panhandle of Florida near the Gulf of Mexico.  It is home to Eglin Air Force Base as well as numerous small businesses and industries including fishing, textiles, and government-related contract work. The average income and educational level is well above the national norm.

Niceville High School  is a public high school and is SACS-accredited.  NHS is considered to be a top high school within the high performing Okaloosa County School District. In 1996 NHS was selected as one of 226 secondary schools (private and public) to be designated as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. NHS was also named a New American High School in 2001, one of only 13 in the nation to earn that honor. The State of Florida Department of Education rated the school an A+ in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006 and 2007, 2008.


A = 90-100
B = 80-89
C = 70-79
D = 60- 69
F = 59 and below


Twenty four credits are required for a high school diploma in Florida.  Each class receives ½ credit per semester.

English                                       4 credits
Mathematics                            4 credits
Science                                      3 credits
Social Studies                           3 credits
Electives                                    8 credits
Fine Arts/Practical Arts           1 credit
Physical Education                 ½ credit
Personal Fitness                       ½ credit

An eighteen-credit graduation option is also available as required by the FL DOE

***The State of Florida also offers an eighteen credit college preparatory and career preparatory graduation option. For more details please contact the Niceville High School Guidance Department***


Niceville Senior High School
800 E. John Sims Parkway
Niceville, Florida 32578
TELEPHONE (850) 833-4114
FAX (850) 833-4267
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CEEB/ACT Code number 101-232

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