Guidance

Whether you are a high school senior or just beginning your freshman year at DuBois High School, our Guidance and Counseling Department is here to answer any questions you have. Planning is a vital step to your success at DAHS. We strive to ensure that every student has the opportunity to reach his/her full potential. We invite parents and students to contact us or stop by our office with any questions that come up.

  • DuBois Area High School CEEB code: 391053

DAHS School Counseling Information

DuBois High School Counseling Page

Parent Guide to Attendance

Our district has put together a parent guide to attendance. Please take a moment to look it over to learn about absences, our tardy policy, and extra-curricular activity participation.

Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate from DuBois Area High School, students must demonstrate proficiency in algebra, biology, and literature by passing a Keystone exam in each subject. Students must take an English, science, social studies, math, and physical education class every year. They must complete a culminating graduation project and earn the following credits:

    Class of 2020

    • 4 English credits 
    • 4 Math credits 
    • 3.5 Science credits 
    • 3.5 Social Studies credits 
    • 2.5 PE/Health credits
    • Elective (must pass 5 credits of electives)

    Class of 2021

    • 4 English credits 
    • 4 Math credits 
    • 3.5 Science credits 
    • 3.5 Social Studies credits 
    • 2.5 PE/Health credits 
    • Elective (must pass 5 credits of electives)

    Class of 2022

    • 4 English credits 
    • 3.75 Math credits 
    • 3.5 Science credits 
    • 3.5 Social Studies credits 
    • 2.5 PE/Health credits 
    • Elective (must pass 5.5 credits of electives)

    In order to be considered a “full-time” student, seniors must complete a minimum of four classes each semester.

    Guidance Staff

    Counselors for Grades 9–12

    Diedre Minns, 9th grade
    David Volpe, Last names A–G, 10th–12th grade
    Elizabeth Drahushak, Last names H–O, 10th–12th grade
    Nancy Chelgren, Last names P–Z, 10th–12th grade

    Transcript Requests

    Donna Barr
    Judy Simmons