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Graduation Requirements & Promotion

In order to receive a Donegal High School diploma, students must successfully complete a minimum number of courses during grades 9-12 as outlined below:

Credits

 

Course Area

4.0

 

English***

4.0

 

Mathematics**

3.0

 

Science**

4.0

 

Social Studies**

2.0

 

Fitness*/**

1.0

 

Wellness

2.0

 

Arts/Humanities***

1.0

 

Personal Finance

.5

 

Informational Literacy

6.5

 

Electives

 

*Four Fitness classes are required for graduation.

** Must include required courses

***Courses that satisfy the Arts and Humanities requirements may be selected from these areas.

 

English (beyond the four required units)

Business Education

Social Studies (beyond the four required units)

Technology Education

Art

Career & Technology Centers

Music

Other Career Experiences

World Language

 

Successful completion of Personal Finance and Informational Literacy is a requirement for graduation as a student of Donegal High School


Promotion

Donegal High School students must successfully earn the following number of credits in order to be promoted to the next grade:

                                    9th to 10th grade................................................ 5 credits

                                    10th to 11th grade.............................................. 12 credits

                                    11th to 12th grade.............................................. 20 credits

                                    Graduation from DHS....................................... 28 credits


 

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