2019 Annual Report - High School Student Success

       AP Enrollment

    Approximately 469 Advanced Placement exams were taken in 2019 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 receive college credit or advanced placement. 

                                 Dallastown Area High School Percentage of AP Students with Scores 3+


    Dallastown Pennsylvania  United States
    2015 88    
    2016 81    
    2017 75
     
    2018 74 67 59
    2019 85 68 60

    ACT College Readiness

    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.

     2019 ACT English Math Reading Science Composite
    Dallastown 22.1 22.4 22.8 23.1 22.7
    Pennsylvania 23.3 23.1 24.1 23.2 23.6
    National 20.1 20.4 21.2 20.6 20.7

    5-Year Trend ACT College Readiness


    Year Total Tested  English
     Mathematics
     Reading
    Science
     Composite


    DASD

    PA

    DASD

    PA

    DASD

    PA

    DASD

    PA

    DASD

    PA

    DASD

    PA

    2014-15

    161

    29,776

    22.9

    22.5

    23.2

    22.8

    24.5

    23.2

    23.4

    22.5

    23.6

    22.9

    2015-16

    142

    31,342

    21.4

    22.6

    22.2

    23.0

    23.3

    23.6

    23.1

    22.8

    22.6

    23.1

    2016-17

     131 30,987  23.6 23.4 23.3 23.4 24.6 24.2 24.1 23.3 24.0 23.7
    2017-18  125  27,694  22.8  23.3  22.4  23.2 24.8  24.0  23.5   23.1  23.5 23.5 

    2018-19 113 23,855 22.1 23.3 22.4 23.1 22.8 24.1 23.1 23.2 22.7 23.6

     

    Scholastic Aptitude

    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.

    Dallastown Area High School SAT Reading Scores 5-Year Trend

      Dallastown Pennsylvania
    2015 518 499
    2016 516 500
    2017 564 540
    2018 557 547
    2019 562 545


    Dallastown Area High School SAT Mathematics Scores 5-Year Trend

      Dallastown Pennsylvania
    2015 517 501
    2016 509 506
    2017 550 533
     2018  551  539 
    2019 549 537


    Graduates & Post-Secondary Education
    Dallastown Area High School
    Percentage of Seniors that Graduated

     2011-12  94.36% 
    2012-13 93.96% 
    2013-14 93.81% 
    2014-15 95.75% 
    2015-16 96.14%
    2016-17 94.03%
    2017-18 93.55%



    Dallastown Area School District College Bound Students

      Dallastown   Pennsylvania 
    2012-13   81.6 67.1
    2013-14   77.5 69.8
    2014-15   80.6 70.9
    2015-16 78.6 66.8
    2016-17  80.2 66.2
    2017-18  74.8 69.6

     

    Post-Secondary Education

    78% of 2019 graduates plan on continuing their education.
    19% of 2019 graduates plan on entering the workforce.
     3% of 2019 graduates have enlisted in the military.


    Drop-Out Rates

    Dallastown Area School District Grades 7-12 Drop-Out Rates

      Dallastown  York County  Pennsylvania 
    2012-13 0.91 1.27 1.30
    2013-14  0.71 0.99 1.55
    2014-15   0.42  1.15 1.45
    2015-16 0.65 1.52 1.67
    2016-17 0.78  1.58  1.72 
    2017-18   0.84  1.30 1.83 



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