Downingtown Schools

About Downingtown Area School District

Located in Chester County, Pennsylvania, Downingtown Area School District is a mix of a small town, farmland, and numerous commercial areas. An abundance of new housing developments has caused a significant increase in school enrollment. The District serves over 12,000 students and has three high schools, two middle schools, ONE 6TH GRADE CENTER (2014), and 10 elementary schools.

The Downingtown Area School District is pleased to be recognized as a great community in which to live, learn, and flourish. While DASD is proud of its rich community history, the District greatly appreciates its growing diversity. The DASD educational community is student centered as evidenced by its robust curricular and extracurricular programs. These give evidence of the care and concern of a well-respected, conscientious staff as well as dedicated parents and community members that work together to increase the District’s strong record of high student achievement. Learn More About Downingtown Area School District

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The Downingtown Area School District is one of 425 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 6th annual AP District Honor Roll. Read More

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High Schools

Downingtown High School East

Downingtown High School West

STEM Academy (STEM-Science Technology Engineering & Math)

Middle Schools

Downingtown Middle School

Lionville Middle School

Marsh Creek Sixth Grade Center

Elementary Schools

Beaver Creek Elementary School

Bradford Heights Elementary School

Brandywine Wallace Elementary School

East Ward Elementary School

Lionville Elementary School

Pickering Valley Elementary School

Shamona Creek Elementary School

Springton Manor Elementary School

Uwclan Hills Elementary School

West Bradford Elementary School

Online & Blended Programs

Downingtown Ivy Academy

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