Counseling


The Superintendent or designee shall develop a process by which courses are submitted to the University of California (UC) for review and certification in order to meet university admission criteria.  He/she shall maintain an accurate list of all current district high school courses that have been so certified and shall ensure that the list is provided annually to each student in grades 9-12 and that updated lists are made readily available.  (Education Code 66204)

At the beginning of each school year, the Superintendent or designee shall provide written notice to parents/guardians of students in grades 9-12 that, to the extent possible, shall not exceed one page in length and that includes all of the following:  (Education Code 51229)

  • A brief explanation of the college admission requirements
  • A list of the current UC and California State University (CSU) web sites that help students and their families learn about college admission requirements and that list high school courses that have been certified by UC as satisfying the requirements for admission to UC and CSU
  • A brief description of what career technical education is, as defined by the California Department of Education (CDE)
  • The Internet address for the portion of the web site of the CDE where students can learn more about career technical education
  • Information about how students may meet with school counselors to help them choose courses that will meet college admission requiremnts and/or enroll in career technical education courses

   

Counselors monitor the progress of students on a regular basis to meet student needs in three major areas:

  • academic development
  • career development
  • personal/social development

Counselors assist students in meeting graduation requirements and being prepared for post-graduation training, vocation and education options. Counselors works with teachers and administration, as well as parents and outside agencies.

Students and parents are invited to contact their counselor at any time and to set up an appointment when needed.

Transcript Requests

For graduates & former students:

The official legal document to show proof of graduation is the high school transcript. We do not issue duplicate copies of the high school diploma. Requests for transcripts need to be made by the former student. Please be sure to sign your request.
 
Transcript requests may be made in person at the Durham High School Front Office, by fax (530) 895-4688, by email yprentice@durhamunified.org or by mail to: Durham High School, Registrar , P.O. Box 600, Durham, CA  95938
 
Please include the following information:

  • Your name (maiden) while attending Durham High School
  • Date of birth
  • Year of graduation - if you did not graduate from Durham High School, please indicate
  • Address where the transcript is to be sent
  • Your current address if different from address where transcript is to be sent
  • Your current phone number
  • Signature to authorize release of information
Official and unofficial transcript are available. If you are requesting an official (signed and sealed) transcript please provide the college, university or employment address and information
 

Transcripts requested the first year after leaving Durham High School are at no charge.  After that, a $3 processing fee is charged for each transcript.  A check or money order may be made out to Durham High School and sent to the above address.

 

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