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The College Tour

Watch video tours of community colleges & four year universities.

2024-2025 Course Description Guide

Use this link to access the 2024-2025 Course Description Guide for DeRidder High School.


This FAFSA Question Guide was created by Sallie Mae and may be a helpful resource as we prepare for the FAFSA and work thorugh completing it.

Create a FSA ID

You will need your FSA ID to begin you FAFSA in December. This link will take you to the website through which you will create this account. Keep your log in information in a safe place as you will need this to complete the FAFSA each year you or your child is in college.


Complete your FAFSA. This is a graduation Requirement.

Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance

The Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance is the organization that manages TOPS. 

Selective Service

All males in the US must register with the selective service once they reach the age of 18 to be eligible for Federal Financial Aid and TOPS.

Voter Registration

Register to vote at the above link. You can register at 17 years of age.

Class of 2025 Pre-Enrollment Meeting

Click on the link above to access the slides from our Class of 2025 Pre-Enrollment meeting from April 17, 2023.

Class of 2024 Pre-Enrollment Meeting

Click on the link above to access the slides from our Class of 2024 Pre-Enrollment meeting from March 27, 2023.

Class Rank & Qualifications for Valedictorian and Salutatorian

This document contains Frequently Asked Questions about class rankings and the qualifications for Valedictorian and Salutatorian.


The ACT is a standardized test that measures a student’s readiness for college.

Big Future

Big Future: College search, planning, scholarships, and more.

Big Future College Search

Search for colleges by major, location, college type, and campus life.

WorkKeys Job Search

Job Search that shows how WorkKeys scores help in applicant selection.

Unlock My Future

This website allows you to explore careers based on your interests.