Taipei Municipal Datong High School was founded in 1935, at that time a private school, and was later taken over by the Taipei City government in 1950, reorganized as “Taipei Municipal Datong Secondary School”, with both lower and upper secondary education. With the implementation of the nine-year compulsory education, it was renamed “Taipei Municipal Datong Junior High School”, devoting itself to the development of the compulsory education. In 1992, Datong was once again reorganized as a junior/senior high school, now officially known as “Taipei Municipal Datong High School”.