Enter to Learn - Go Forth to Serve

    • What Makes Dutch Fork So Special?

      Dutch Fork High School is committed to the academic, social, mental, physical, and personal growth of our students.

      • In academics, Dutch Fork scored Excellent on the SC Annual Report Card and continues to implement instructional programs that successfully produce students who not only meet but exceed the Profile of the South Carolina Graduate. We have a strong STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Program that was awarded AdvancED STEM Certification and ranked as the 14th best STEM program in the nation by study.com. During the 2020-21 school year, Dutch Fork produced 11 National Merit Finalists, 45 Palmetto Fellows, and 235 graduates who had GPAs of 3.0 or higher qualifying them for the Hope and Life Scholarships. DFHS seniors received over $64,000,000 in scholarship offers. In the 2020/21 year, 499 students took 1093 AP tests with a 72% pass rate. DFHS was ranked by US News and World Report and Niche among the nation's most academically rigorous and challenging high schools. Dutch Fork is a Professional Development School with the University of South Carolina, allowing for a close partnership of professional development with the university.

      • Our Cheerleading teams were 2017 and 2018 5A State Champions. Our Baseball team won State in 2019. Our Football team won a record 5  State Championships in a row, falling just short of a 6th in last year's championship game. Dutch Fork’s sports program affords students numerous opportunities to participate in competitive sports with an emphasis on developing students’ athletic abilities while supporting academic excellence.

      • Always reaching for distinction, our band, chorus, orchestra, drama, and dance students received superior ratings at all of their competitions, and the Dutch Fork ROTC Program was named a Top National Distinguished ROTC Unit. DFHS has 43 different sports teams and 56 different clubs for students to be involved.