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Welcome to the official Downingtown Area School District website!
Please bookmark this site so you can be a frequent visitor to check out the latest news and events happening in DASD!
Online registration is available for both students entering Downingtown Area School District for the 2023-24 school year and students returning. Visit dasd.org/registration to learn more.
There are a lot of reasons to love DASD - more than 13,000 of them to be exact! Our students are amazing and our employees, too.
Dr. Matt Barr was named principal of MC, and Lauren Raines and Jarvin Williams were named assistant principals of West.
The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program is one of the highest honors bestowed upon graduating high school seniors.
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DASD Fast Facts
Downingtown Area School District is a twenty-first century district with the idealistic warmth and charm of a small town. As a close-knit yet diverse community, the seventh largest in PA, DASD students are challenged, engaged and inspired through a multitude of academic opportunities, passionate educators and innovative teaching methods. DASD values collaborative learning and critical thinking while remaining focused on student wellness and serving the whole child. Boasting some of the top schools in the state and nation, we are proud of our tradition of excellence.
Number of Students
Downingtown Area School District has a student enrollment of approximately 13,250.
Number of Employees
DASD currently employs approximately 1,895 staff.
82 square miles comprised of 8 municipalities in the heart of Chester County, PA.
Number of Languages
43 different languages are spoken by DASD students.
3,000+ students participate in high school athletic programs, that's 70% of the student body.
1.8 million square feet under management in DASD's 17 locations.