Approximately 451 Advanced Placement exams were taken in 2016 by students in grades 11 and 12.
The district encourages college-bound students to take these exams for possible exemption from freshman collegiate courses.
The College Board suggests that AP exam scores of three or higher should qualify students to recieve college credit or advanced placement.
The ACT assesses high school students’ general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work. The multiple-choice tests include English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science.
Student performance on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) is an indicator of the effectiveness of secondary school initiatives. Dallastown students consistently perform above the state and national averages on the SAT, ensuring further academic opportunities after high school graduation.
81% of 2016 graduates plan on continuing their education.
5% of 2016 graduates plan on entering the workforce.
5% of 2016 graduates have enlisted in the military.
9% of 2016 graduates are undecided.
Of the 403 Dallastown Area High School 2016 graduates,
325 plan to continue their education.
9 plan to attend a nondegree-granting post-secondary school program.
7 plan to attend a specialized associate degree-granting institution.
60 plan to attend a 2-year school.
249 plan to attend a 4-year college or university.