Accolades

Dreyfoos ranked 10th in the State by U.S. News and Report (June 2016). 
 
ACADEMICS
The Class of 2016 graduated 100% of its students
• Dreyfoos Ranked #10 in the State by U.S. News (2016)
Ranked 90th by The Washington Post in the list of ‘America’s Most Challenging High Schools’ in the Nation (2016)
• 2016 1st Place Pathfinder Winners in Academic Excellence, Drama, and Mathematics
• Winners, 2013 Palm Beach Regional Science and Engineering Fair
2016 Dwyer Award Winner – Science Teacher Marilyn Pedek-Howard
2016 Palm Beach County Teacher of the Year –  Biology teacher Stephen Anand
SAT and ACT mean scores are consistently higher than those of the school district, state and nation
Five National Scholastic Gold Medal Winners
Dr. Susan Atherley, principal of the Dreyfoos School of the Arts, was named Principal of the Year for region 4, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Alabama by the Magnet Schools of America.
 
ARTS 
2013-2015 Art Schools Network exemplary school
The Dreyfoos School of the Arts newsmagazine, The Muse, was selected as a finalist for the 2013 Columbia Scholastic Press Association Crown Awards in the High School Newspaper category
Young Arts Presidential Scholar (2014)
National Scholastic Portfolio Gold Medal Winner (2014)
• 1st Place Pathfinder winner in Art (2014)
Two Dance Seniors were accepted into the Juilliard School in 2014
The Dreyfoos Theatre program won four State Critics Choice awards (2013)
Communications Senior recognized as a Presidential Scholar in the Arts (2011)
A junior trumpeter was selected for the 2011 Grammy Jazz Band 
 
ALUMNI HIGHLIGHTS 
Creator, Producer, Writer of Memphis Beat on TNT
Associate Producer of Bring It On: The Musical (2013 Tony Award nominee for “Best Musical”), Legally Blonde the Musical 
Author of young adult trilogy Bad Girls Don’t Die and Marie Antoinette Serial Killer
Actor, William and Kate on Lifetime
• Actress, When Calls the Heart on the Hallmark Channel
Assistant Costume Designer, Broadway’s In the Heights
Broadway cast members of  Wicked, 9 to 5, A Chorus Line, South Pacific, Evita, The Addams Family
Adler Fellow with the San Francisco Opera and winner of the 2009 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.   
Intern, The White House
2011 Miss Florida
Actor, “Coleman Reese” in Batman: The Dark Knight
Tuba player in “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band
Contestants, So You Think You Can Dance - Seasons 6 & 7 and winner of Season 9
Dancer, Martha Graham Dance Company
Author/Cartoonist of Spaniel Rage and Make Me a Woman
Vice President, Corporate Derivatives Structuring and Marketing, Goldman Sachs
Elementary, Middle School and High School Educators
Named on the Forbes list of  “30 under 30”  in Finance 
Produced and starred opposite Kristen Bell in The Lifeguard. The film was selected to compete at Sundance in 2013.