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A Principle-Approach® Pre-K–12 Christian School in Lancaster County, PA

Dual Enrollment and College Credit

Jumpstart the Future

Lancaster Bible College

If you are in 11th or 12th grade, LBC would like to give you a jump start on your college education. When you enter this unique program, you can take one tuition-free course each Fall and Spring semester on the campus of Lancaster Bible College. You can begin earning college credits before you graduate from high school. Click here to view a flyer with more information or visit LBC’s website using this link: Jumpstart

Grand Canyon University – online application on as a “Dual High School Student.”

PA College of Health Sciences – Our Early Enrollment Agreement allows our Juniors and Seniors to take classes online or in person at discounted tuition rates.  Contact the college for a free application at 800-622-5443 or

Regent University – Early college courses for high-schoolers ages 16 and up, at a deeply discounted rate of $75 per credit hour.

Thaddeus Stevens  – Our Early Enrollment agreement with Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology allows our qualifying, interested students to complete their freshman year at the college at only 50% of the usual tuition while in their high school senior year.

The link to all the virtual tour experiences can be accessed here:

Lancaster CTC – This program allows qualifying students to train for future careers while still in high school. Learn more at

Go to:   for links to each program including the Advanced Health Careers program at both the Mount Joy and Willow Street campuses, links to counseling staff, and adult education departments.


2022-2023 Scholarships Available!

There are a great many scholarship opportunities available to our Dayspring students.  View our Scholarships Page for a list of available scholarships and instructions on how to apply.

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Advanced Placement and Dual Credit opportunities

Two of the terrific high school options offered here at Dayspring Christian Academy are the opportunity to earn college credit by taking by taking an AP® (Advanced Placement) exam and/or by taking a dual credit course and registering for college credit. Many of our students have been able to take their credits with them as freshmen! Because not all colleges accept AP and/or Cairn University credits, it is crucial that your student checks with the college(s) of choice regarding specific courses and programs of interest.

View our Advanced Placement and Dual Credit opportunities here:

 2022-2023 AP-Dual Enrollment Information

Cairn Dual Enrollment-AP Course Chart 2022-2023

Please see the Cairn University section for additional information of these courses.

Christ Connections after Graduation

Every Student Sent is a unique community-based platform with a vision of connecting students to existing ministries, churches, and each other in order to propel them towards Gospel-centered mission as they navigate and engage culture during college.

Through Every Student Sent you can find all the campus ministries and Christian groups at nearly every school in the country.  Find your school. Find your campus ministry. Get connected with other Christian students and establish Gospel-centered community from wherever you are. You can even help others find Christ Centered Community and Become An Every Student Sent Mobilizer Today!