The number of students taking dual enrollment courses was up this fall, compared to the previous year. Forty-four percent more students participated in dual enrollment courses, meaning more students now have the opportunity to earn college credits while in high school. This marks the third consecutive year Delaware has seen an increase.

Across the state, 33 high schools offer the dual classes, with a combined attendance of more than 3,800 students during the fall semester. According to the U.S. Department of Education, students who complete college credit while in high school require less remediation, have higher grade point averages and earn more credits while in college. Read more here.

This data is line with the Postsecondary Success recommendations found in Student Success 2025.