The Mission:

  • Demonstrates
  • Continuous improvements to
  • Help all students, by the time of graduation, become
  • Self-directed life-long learners.

The Belief Statements of DCHS:

  • Providing a curriculum which enhances and encourages all students’ abilities, including “hands-on” activities that will foster the acquisition of marketable skills and a lifelong love of learning.
  • Providing instruction that encourages both critical and creative thinking that will help prepare students for successful lives and careers.
  • Providing assessments that are measurable and inclusive of higher-order/critical thinking skills.
  • Encouraging student, parental, faculty, and community involvement in decision making and shared responsibility for the education of all students.
  • Providing a school policy that is reasonable, impartial, and correlates with local, state, and federal mandates.