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Class of 2021 by the numbers...

Congratulations to the 104th graduating class whose collective accomplishments reflect the resilience, strength and unlimited potential of the entire school community…always a Bulldog! 

  • 94% on-time graduates…an all-time high for DeLand High 

  • 90% earning College & Career Ready Acceleration credit 

  • 58% earning high honors  

  • 50% earning Merit or Scholar designation 

  • $4 Million dollars earned in scholarships 

  • 32 earning Associate Degree from Daytona State College—highest number in all Volusia High Schools 

  • 86% of IB seniors earning IB diploma 

  • 40% participated in one or more AP examinations 

  • 150 recognized during Academic Signing Day inaugural event 

  • 14 inducted into thBulldog Hall of Fame (inaugural year) 

  • 3 recipients of News Journal Medallion of Excellence 

  • National Merit Scholarship Finalist  

  • A recipient of prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation scholarship 

  • An appointment to the US Naval Academy 

  • State FFA Winners 

  • Top 3 in the nation competitive cheerleading team 

  • All-State superior jazz band and chorus 

We are also proud to boast the following accolades earned by our Bulldog staff: 

  • Secondary Principal of the Year 

  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes West Volusia Principal of the Year 

  • Crystal Apple Award winner 

  • Superintendent’s Guiding Principle Award winner 

  • News Journal A+ Teacher of the Month recipient 

  • Appointment of two Principal Interns 

  • Quarterfinalist for Grammy Music Educator of the Year 

  • Florida History Teacher of the Year 

  • School recognized by Florida College Access Network as FAFSA Champion 

  • United Way of Volusia County, Top School Winner