DCPS Graduation Requirements
To Graduate, every DCPS Student must complete 23.5 Carnegie Units successfully, regardless of the program in which the student is enrolled. One Carnegie Unit equals two semesters of study in a particular subject. The distribution of course requirements is as follows:
The health and physical education requirement (1.5 Carnegie units) is waived for students receiving an evening high school diploma. For career/technical education certificate, additional courses are required.