Our SSA Investment Plan

We extend our thanks to our entire David Douglas community for the thoughtful input you gave us regarding our Student Success Act (SSA) investments. We have developed a plan based on your input, which was reviewed and approved by our School Board on Thursday, Feb. 27. We could not have gotten to…

Connect to Kindergarten: April 14th

Due to the Coronavirus shutdown this event has been canceled. Check back later for rescheduling details. All 2020-2021 kindergarten students are invited to their neighborhood school for the spring Connect to Kindergarten event from 6-7:30 pm on Tuesday, April 14th. If you do not know your designated school, please call 503-256-6526. Childcare will…

Don’t Let Your Child Miss School

If your student is missing vaccines, now is the time to catch them up. February 19th is school exclusion day. On this date, students who are not current on their vaccinations will be unable to attend DDSD schools or district-provided childcare. If your child’s immunization records are incomplete, you can schedule an…

Classroom Door decorated with paper Shirley Chisholm and quote "If they don't give you a seat at the table...bring a folding chair."

Celebrating Black History Month

Join us this February as we celebrate Black History Month, a time to reflect on the rich culture and immense contributions of African Americans to our society. Locally, it is important to note that African American families are playing a central role in the increasing diversity of the David Douglas School District.…

View from behind graduates seated at a DDHS graduation ceremony

David Douglas Grad Rates Rise

For the 3rd consecutive year, the graduation rate for David Douglas High School has gone up, and matches the historically high statewide average exceeding 80 percent. The graduation rate for David Douglas High, which includes Fir Ridge Campus, was 80.03% for the 2018-19 school year. The statewide average was also 80%. Increases…

Orchestra Classroom at RRMS

David Douglas Music Program Grabs Attention

Photo courtesy of OPB/Elizabeth Miller For the last 7 years, Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) has been following a group of students from our District since they were all first graders together at Earl Boyles Elementary. The Class of 2025 project will follow these students all the way through high school graduation, reporting on a…

NATIVE AMERICAN PARENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE (NAPAC) Meetings

Join NAPAC The David Douglas School District invites and welcomes interested Native American/Alaska Native parents and high school students to join our Native American Parent Advisory Committee (NAPAC). Any Native American parent or high school student is invited to attend our NAPAC to provide feedback and support for our district’s Native students. Upcoming…

Safety Reminder

Dear David Douglas families and staff, As a school community, our first priority is the safety of your children and communicating with our families when incidents occur. This morning, at approximately 6:00am, a David Douglas High School student was approached by two adult males in a car asking for money. The most…

Student performer at Earl Boyles Event (colorful dress, festival decorations)

Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month

One out of every four students in the David Douglas School District proudly claims Hispanic/Latinx heritage. As we do with all students, we treasure and celebrate these students every day. From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, we get to give special recognition as the nation celebrates National Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month. Our Latinx…

School’s in Session!

Classes for the 2019-2020 academic year in David Douglas School District began with an awesome start this week on Tuesday and Wednesday at our high schools, three middle schools, and nine elementary schools. The first day of school is one that David Douglas staff spends months preparing for and looks forward to…