Dan River High School
Home of the Wildcats
Dan River High offers CTE courses in Agriculture, Business, Family & Consumer Science, Marketing, and Technology Education. Many of these courses are offered with dual enrollment credit, through Danville Community College.
The exceptional education department is here to insure that all students have the opportunities necessary to achieve success. Academic Support, Inclusion Classes, and Direct Instruction Classes are all used for the support and success of exceptional students.
Courses in Art, Band, Chorus, and Drama, insure that students interested in the visual and performing arts find something to express their talents. Students with a desire to express themselves through fine arts, will find our department full of excellent opportunities.
Hola! Bonjour! The foreign language department offers students the opportunity to learn the language and experience the culture of other nations. Courses are offered in French, Spanish, and Latin (taught through Virtual School)
The courses offered through the Health/PE department both meet the graduation requirments and the needs and interests of the students. 10th grade students will complete Drivers Education during their Health/PE course.
The language arts department is please to offer a variety of courses including the required English courses, Literature, Journalism, and Advanced Placement courses. Speak with a guidance counselor or any English teacher for more details about the exciting opportunities available.
Courses in the mathematics department range from Algebra I through AP Calculus, and nearly everything in between. Cortez Math, Advanced Algebra & Trig, and Statistics are just a few of the offerings available to students.
The JROTC Program prepares high school students for responsible leadership roles while making them aware of their rights, responsibilities and privileges as American citizens. Extracurricular activities offered include: Color Guard, which presents the U. S. and other flags at key community and school events; competition drill teams, and air rifle teams.
The science program offers a wide variety of courses in earth and environmental science, biology, chemistry, and physics. Students are encouraged to select other science courses that meet their particular interest or vocational/career choices
Offerings in social studies are designed to encourage students to evaluate their own beliefs, attitudes, values, and social conduct. The basic disciplines of social studies provide insight into the operation and results of various kinds of social, economic, governmental and political systems.
Dan River High would not be able to provide all of the valuable opportunities for growth and learning to it's students without the dedication of these outstanding professionals! Everything this group does for our school contibutes to the success, which the River runs to!