MARIAN SCHOLARS | MISSION & VISION
The Marian Scholars Program at DSHA is a student-centered, inclusive education program for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
MARIAN SCHOLARS | PROGRAM CURRICULUM
At DSHA, each girl’s schedule is carefully designed with input from parents/guardians, teachers, and the girls themselves. Every girl in the Marian Scholars Program has a schedule that includes a mixture of general education academic and elective classes, as well as special education classes in reading, writing, and math that are specifically designed for students in the program.
Marian Scholars | Sample Freshman Schedule
1st period | Academic Reading*
2nd period | Functional Math*
3rd period | Language and Composition I*
4th period | Applied Wellness/ Applied Wellness Seminar
5th period | Cultures and Civilizations
6th period | The Bible: The Living Word of God
7th period | Camerata Choir
8th period | World Language
* Classes designed and taught specifically for students in the Marian Scholars Program.
TRANSITION INTO POST-HIGH SCHOOL
During the girls’ junior and senior years at DSHA, they will work closely with teachers and counselors to explore their post high school options.
The Marian Scholars Program will culminate in achieving a certificate of completion and participation in the commencement ceremony.