Graduation Rates Rise

The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) has released graduation rates for the Class of 2018 showing a sharp increase for the David Douglas School District, especially for traditionally underserved races/ethnicities. The District’s overall graduation rate last year rose to 75.57%, up 4.5% over the previous year. The overall, 4-year completer rate, which…

State At-A-Glance Report Released

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), signed by President Obama on December 10, 2015, replaces the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act and affords states greater flexibility. ESSA encourages schools and educators to innovate and create systems that address local needs. As a part of this work, the Oregon Department of Education…

Inclement Weather Procedures

With winter weather comes uncertainty about school closures, delays and snow bus routes. Here is some clarification regarding David Douglas’ procedures. The decision to keep school open, to close, or to have a delayed opening due to weather conditions or other emergencies is based on our ability to safely transport students to…

Native American Parent Advisory Group: Meeting Nov 14th

The David Douglas School District seeks to create a Native American/Alaska Native parent advisory group to help us reach out to our Native American community. Any Native American parent is invited to attend our Native American/Alaska Native Night to begin talking about the purpose and goals of this advisory group. The next…

Reduced Price Internet Access

If your child qualifies for free and reduced lunch you may also be eligible to receive Internet at a reduced price through Comcast’s Internet Essentials program. Internet Essentials offers Internet services at $9.95 a month. In addition, activation and equipment rental fees are waived and free Internet training is available. Internet Essential…

Donna Barber Outside Portrait

Meet Our New Board Member

Meet our new School Board Member! The School Board has appointed Donna Barber to Position 1 of our School Board. She will be sworn into office during the Nov. 8 Board meeting. Donna is the parent of students attending Fir Ridge, David Douglas High School and Alice Ott Middle School. She brings…

Volunteers Needed for SMART Program

Do you have one hour a week to volunteer? Become a SMART Reader and make a difference in our community. Reading is a critical part of empowering students to succeed in school and in life! Volunteer one hour a week to make a difference in the life of a child at Earl…

Indigenous Peoples’ Day

The David Douglas School Board has issued a proclamation declaring Monday, Oct. 8 as Indigenous Peoples’ Day, recognizing the significant contributions to our society and District by the wide variety of people and cultures native to the Americas. More than 1,000 students in David Douglas, or 10% of all District students, self-identify…

SafeOregon

All schools in the David Douglas School District are now connected with SafeOregon. SafeOregon is a program created for Oregon students, parents, school staff, community members and law enforcement officers to report and respond to bullying, racism, discrimination, harassment, violence, threats and drug concerns. District administrators have been trained in how to…

Cell Phone Application

Receive District Communications and Emergency Notifications

The David Douglas School District communicates news, information and emergency notifications through a variety of platforms. Use these options, not only to keep tabs on the latest news but also to ensure your family receives school closure and emergency notifications. View winter school procedures here. SchoolMessenger System: Email, Phone and Text Messages Used…