High School Course Guides

For high school students and their families, the course guide is an important document outlining course requirements, course descriptions and graduation requirements for Dubuque Senior High School, Hempstead High School and Dubuque Online High School.

Here are the most recent course guides, followed by the course guide for the upcoming school year:

2023-2024 High School Course Guide

View the complete course guide: 2023-2024 High School Course Guide (PDF)

View sections from the course guide by selecting from the following:

CONTENT PAGE
  • NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION
  • WELCOME LETTER FROM HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPALS
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
1-3
  • GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
  • COURSE SELECTION INFORMATION
    How To Use The Course Guide
    Course Requests
    Competent Private Instruction
  • SCHEDULE AND COURSE REQUEST CHANGES
4-5
  • SENIOR YEAR PLUS
    • Advanced Placement Program
    • Concurrent Enrollment Program
    • Postsecondary Enrollment Options Program (PSEO)
  • HONORS COURSES
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMMING
    • High School Programs
    • Alternative Learning Center (ALC)
    • Iowa Jobs for America‚Äôs Graduates (iJAG)
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES
    • Life Skills Services
    • Personal Learning Program
    • School-to-Work
    • Transition Alliance Program (TAP)
    • Housing Education And Rehabilitation Training (HEART)
    • Summit
6-9
  • ABOUT DUBUQUE ONLINE HIGH SCHOOL
10
  • VERTEX INITIATIVE
  • CAREER EXPLORATION
  • COLLEGE REQUIREMENT INFORMATION
11-12
13-19
21-72
  • COURSE INDEX
73-75