DCPS will award diplomas in accordance with state laws and regulations in effect at the time the student enters ninth grade for the first time. (For detailed information regarding all types of diplomas and certificates consult the DCPS Student/Parent Handbook.)
The two primary diplomas awarded to DCPS students are
DCPS On-Time Graduation Rates 2008
* A cohort is defined as all students entering ninth grade for the first time together four years earlier; i.e., Class of 2008 cohort consists of all students entering ninth grade for the first time in 2004.
**For more information on Virginia's On-Time Graduation Rate, including a description of the method for calculating the rate, sub-group data, and other information, go to http://www.doe.virginia.gov/VDOE/src/ontime_grad_rate.shtml