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Summer Break 2024

Our David Douglas Summer Break starts on June 15th.  If you have any questions, our David Douglas School District Office is open throughout the summer:  Location: 11300 NE Halsey Street, Portland, Oregon 97220 Phone Number: (503) 252-2900 Below is a list of events, resources or services that are available in our community…

2024–2025 Budget Approved

On May 6, the David Douglas School District Budget Committee approved the District’s proposed budget of $429 million for the 2024–2025 school year. The budget now moves to the District School Board, which will vote on the final adoption of the 2024–25 budget during its regular meeting on Thursday, June 13. The…

Teacher Appreciation Week: May 6–10

Join us as we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week from May 6th to 10th! At the David Douglas School District, we are taking this opportunity to honor the contributions of our wonderful teachers, who are the heartbeat of our schools and pillars of our community. During Teacher Appreciation Week, let’s take a moment…

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2022 Bond Measure Update

In November 2022, our David Douglas School District voters approved a $140 million bond measure to improve schools across our District and build a new Career and Technical Education Center (CTE) at David Douglas High School. Your decision to approve the bond was not just a vote but a testament to your…

Budget Committee Meeting Notice

The David Douglas School District will hold a public meeting (to be available to watch live online here) to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2025 on the following dates: May 6, 2024 Budget Committee Meeting/Testimony received. The purpose of this meeting is to receive…

Native American Workshop Series

Our Native American students from grades Kindergarten to 12th grade were invited to participate in a three part series workshop during the school day. Students engaged in cultural enrichment activities to increase and celebrate cultural identity and awareness, including: A mural unveiling and celebration will be held on May 17th. More details coming soon!Our…

Native American Cultural Night

At David Douglas School District, we strongly believe that our community’s diversity strengthens us, and we are proud to celebrate it!  Our Native American Cultural Night was on November 17th. Our community celebrated and honored our Native American and Alaskan Native communities. In our school district, families report 20 unique tribal affiliations…

Best Communities for Music Education Award

The David Douglas School District has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education.  This is the thirteenth time we have been honored with this prestigious national recognition of our music program. We stand tall as one of the…

Welcome Back

We hope you had a wonderful spring break. Here is some helpful information: Attendance ​​Every school day is an important opportunity for students to learn and connect with peers and teachers. As long as your student is healthy, please encourage showing up to school. If you have any questions about your student…

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2024–25 Preschool Registration

David Douglas School District will offer free preschool in all nine elementary schools for the 2024-25 school year. Space is limited. Please visit the Early Learning website for more details.