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Encore and Electives

Downingtown Area School District's instructional vision is characterized by an emphasis on rigorous, challenging curriculum and instruction, engaging learning activities that are relevant and applicable for students, empowering students to take an active role in choosing what and how they learn (agency).

DASD offers a wide variety of elective and encore courses, which provide secondary students opportunities and experiences to extend their interests and explore possible career paths.

To view full course descriptions, course progressions, graduation requirements, course selection worksheets, and more, view the Programs of Study. To learn more about course selection, visit your school's Course Selection webpage. Questions? Contact your school counselor.



Computer Science

Family & Consumer Science


Band, Chorus, Orchestra

Technology & Engineering