The academy opened in August of 2011 with 9th grade cadets. These cadets are honored to be the first graduating class of 2015!
- What is the focus of the school?
DAPSS prepares students for success both in college and life by focusing on public safety and security as a career path.
- What types of careers are available in the public safety and security field?
First responders including Emergency Medical Technicians, firefighters, police officers (including FBI and Secret Service) and all supporting roles are typical positions that students would pursue. Skills learned at DAPSS are also helpful for those pursuing other professions such as the Armed Forces, government, nursing, and healthcare.
High school aged students, that are Delaware residents, that are willing to learn and apply our core values of Fidelity to others, Diligence to succeed, and Scholarship in the classroom. Cadets must accept both uniform policies and behavior expectations.
Delaware Academy of Public Safety and Security is newly relocated to 801 North DuPont Highway, New Castle DE, 19720.
- Does DAPSS require students to wear uniforms?
Yes, all cadets will wear uniforms. Check the most up to date uniform policy for details.