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
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 52 2022 AP SCHOLARS.
Row 1: Kira Delgado, Mackenzie Kluttz, Addison Hester, Cencen Wan, Chrisaren Parker, Bella Salacies, Keira Aguanta (with Honor)
Row 2: Michelle Liu, Eli Burt, Ledge Land (William), Francis Cuaresma, Spencer Hayes, Max Cowan, Aidan Scibilia
Row 4: Niklas Carlson, Hernan Munoz, Alfonso Landaverde (with Distinction), Joshua Lin(with Distinction), Tony Huynh (with Honor), Alex Paniagua
Class of 2022 Graduates not pictured: Price Anderson, Sophia Creswell, Emma Ferguson, Andrea Fraire, Jahyr Garcia, Blake Hammontree, Yasmeen Issa, Ashley Miller, Esme Miller, Maslin Miller, Edward Ramirez, Rehberg, Laurel Renfroe, Chloe Rockholt, Lorena Ruiz, Alicia Salaices, Madison Sampson, Susan Gonzalez (with Distinction), William Haley (with Distinction), Ansley Nguyen (with Distinction), Linda Olvera-JOnes (with Distinction), Majorie Daniell (with Honor), Nathan Haynes (with Honor), Daphne Vital (with Honor)