Dayton Collegiate Academy

Last Updated: 9/20/2019 3:26 PM

The Dayton Collegiate Academy (DCA) is a selective program that encompasses the development of the intellectual, creative, and socio-emotional growth potential of identified high school gifted students. Eighth graders interested in participation in a challenging learning environment will apply to the accelerated Dayton Collegiate Academy To add rigor to their schedules, the selected cohort of students will be enrolled in advanced placement courses starting their freshmen year. Additional opportunities include selection of advanced placement courses, academic contests and competitions, interest groups and clubs, academic field trips to New York and abroad, as well as leadership activities.

DCA Information Session (Open to FMG and Choice Students)

Click here to download In-District application for the 2020-2021 Cohort.


School Choice & The Dayton Collegiate Academy
School choice students enter Jonathan Dayton High School via the Dayton Collegiate Academy selection process.  The freshmen year (9thGrade) is the only entry point for Choice Students. 

Click here to download the School Choice application for the 2020-2021 Cohort.

Choice Student Transportation Information

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Jonathan Dayton High School
139 Mountain Avenue
Springfield, NJ 07081