High School students can earn a Delaware Volunteer Credit

DE_DDOE_Logo_180xIn Delaware, high school students in grades 9–12 can earn one elective credit toward graduation upon completing 90 hours of community service over any 2 semesters. The summer period counts as a semester and the semesters do not have to be consecutive. Upon completion of the 90 hours, students receive a certificate signed by the Governor and the Secretary of the Delaware Department of Education.

The credit is awarded by the participating school and is prominently displayed on the student’s transcript. An explanation of the credit, prepared by the Delaware Department of Education, accompanies any request for the student’s transcript.…