Advanced Placement (AP)

Currently, students can choose from the following AP classes:
  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP Government
  • AP Language and Composition
  • AP Literature and Composition
  • AP Psychology
  • AP Physics B and C
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Studio Art
  • AP U.S. History
  • AP World History
  • AP Microeconomics

AP Honor school badge

Dalton High has once again been name an AP HONOR SCHOOL by the Georgia Department of Education for achievement in the areas of: AP ACCESS AND SUPPORT (Schools with at least 30 percent of AP exams taken by students who identified themselves as African-American and/or Hispanic and 30 percent of all AP exams earning scores of 3 or higher) And as an AP STEM School (Schools with a minimum of five students testing in at least four AP STEM courses (AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Statistics, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Physics C, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles).

Dalton High School offers two college level programs, the Advanced Placement program and the International Baccalaureate program, which offer students college level work while in high school.

The Advanced Placement Program is a challenging academic program designed to provide motivated high school students with college-level academic courses. High school students who complete AP courses demonstrate their mastery of subject material by earning qualifying grades on AP examinations. Dalton High School has offered Advanced Placement courses and exams since 1986.

Dalton High has 47 2020 AP SCHOLARS.

Advanced Placement Scholars 2019

2019 AP Scholars:

Row 1: Austin Rogers, Jill Patel, Megan Robertson, Raymundo Moncayo, Dana Mazariegos, Cynthia Castillo, Lindsay Schisler, Jimena Lopez Flores, Alexya Meza, Brissa Fraire. Row 2: Emma Mitchell, Hannah Miller, Morgan Hurlock, Lily Rehberg, Miriam Trujillo, Selena Rangel-Piceno, Katherine Ortega, Reagan Brady, Anthony Cruz Delabra, Avery Hill, Savannah Patino. Row 3: Kobe Stokes, Daniel Barajas, Austin Burt, Jack Forthman, Henry Bethel, Akash Patel, Deval Patel, Jamshed Kaikobad, Oscar Chenard.
Row 4: Truc Bui, Abigail Liu, Nalani Hernandez, Julian Pineda, Kevin Cortez, Shivam Patel, Meet Patel, David Marquez, JP Clark, David Garcia.
Not pictured: Cynthia Castillo, Kevin Cortez, Dakota Griggs, Alonso Grimaldo, Liana Little, Lee Martin, Andrea Martinez, Julian Pineda, Matthew Shaheen, Chloe Swaney

AP Scholars with Honors:

The students who received an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP exams taken, and scored a 3 or higher on four or more of the exams are considered AP Scholars with Honor. Those students are:

Henry Bethel, Reagan Brady, David Garcia, Alonso Grimaldo (Class of 2019), Emma Mitchell, Sean Pye (Class of 2019), Austin Rogers, Kobe Stokes, and Chloe Swaney

AP Scholars with Distinction:

The students who received an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken, and scored a 3 or higher on five or more exams are considered AP Scholars with Distinction. Those students are:

Oscar Chenard, Jill Patel, Shivam Patel

Class of 2019 with Distinction: Gabrielle Allen, Surbhi Bhatter, Anthony Calderon-Schuler, Caroline Coleman, Jake Dean, Hillary Dong, Naomi Paniagua, Lawrence Rich, Ansh Shah, Jonathan Shaheen, Vishal Sudhakar, Cristian Vergara, and Jackson Wright.

National AP Scholar

Class of 2019:

Surbhi Bhatter

Anthony Calderon-Schuler

Jonathan Shaheen

Jackson Wright