“Preparing students today for success in tomorrow’s changing world”

Sammy Smith, Principal

Carmen Wingate & Kara Wynn, Assistant Principals

Partners In Education:

City of DeRidder, Ingevity, Paws-N-Claws Animal Hospital,

R.C. Paving, Randy Brown, CPA, Ricky Day Trucking,

Solinsky & Associates, & Benoit Motors

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Forward/Signature Page

Student-Parent-Teacher Statement of Compliance

Acceptable Use Parent/Student Contract For Telecommunication Services

Philosophy of DeRidder High School

Beliefs of DeRidder High school

Parent Involvement

Student Directory Information

School Employee / Student Contact

Student Surveys

  • Attendance Regulations

  • Parent Contact Procedures

  • Types of Absences

  • Tardiness

  • Appeal of Absences

  • Truancy

  • Referrals to the District Attorney's Truancy Program

  • Emergency Checkout Procedures

  • Visitors to the School

  • Hall Passes

  • Faculty Rooms

  • Field Trips

  • Fundraising Activities

  • Senior Pranks

  • Telephone

  • Textbooks

  • School Transfer or Drop

  • Pupil Information

  • Change of Address

  • Lost and Found

  • Heath

  • Medication

  • Immunization

  • School Insurance


CP Courses

AP Courses

Schedule Changes

Homework Assistance

  1. Tops Core Curriculum

  2. Tops Tech Core Curriculum

  3. Tops University Course Requirements

  4. Curriculum Course of Study

  5. Student classification

  6. LA State Law on Unadjustable and Incorrigible Children

  7. Courses

Pupil Progression Plan

Grading Procedures

Dropping A Class

Testing Schedule

Academic Excellence

  • Dance/Prom Dress Code

  • Graduation Dress Code

  • Cafeteria

  • Restroom

  • Unsupervised Areas