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Graduation Requirements

To receive a Donegal High School diploma, a student must successfully complete a minimum number of courses during grades 9,10,11,12 as outlined below:



AREAS                                              CREDITS                                                                             

English*                                              4.0

Mathematics*                                      4.0

Science*                                              3.0      

Social Studies*                                   4.0

Fitness                                                 2.0                                                                              

Wellness 10 & 11                               1.0

Informational Literacy**                    0.5                                                                              

Personal Finance         **                    1.0

Arts & Humanities***                        2.0                                                                                                                                          

Electives ****                                    6.5


TOTAL                                              28                                                                               


Graduation requirements are modified for students attending full year CTC programs during their 12th grade year. 

* Must include required courses per items above and check department course descriptions.

** Informational Literary is required to be taken in 9th grade and Personal Finance is required to be taken in 11th grade       

***Courses that satisfy the Arts and Humanities requirements may be selected from the following areas:

               English (beyond the four required units)                                        

               Social Studies (beyond the four required units)                 



               World Language

**** All courses beyond the required courses are considered electives.  This includes courses in the following areas:


                        Technology Education

                        Career and Technology Centers


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