Budget Meeting Notice

The David Douglas School District will hold a public meeting (available to watch live online) to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 on the following dates: The first Budget Committee meeting for the 2020-2021 proposed budget will be held at 6:30pm on Monday, April…

Schools Closed for Remainder of School Year

Dear David Douglas Families, Today, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced that all schools will remain closed for the rest of the school year, through June 15. This announcement is not a surprise, as many other states throughout the United States have taken the same step, and we now know the coronavirus COVID-19…

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Family Resources – Summer 2020

Family Resources During the Coronavirus Pandemic Activities   Borrow a Computer   Child Care   Food Resources   Health Care   Housing Assistance Resources   Learning Resources   Mental Health Resources   Preventing the Spread of Virus   Senior Resources   Meals/Food Pantries Our free grab-and-go meals for children 18 and under will…

Meals and Food Pantries

For the latest information on food resources available in our community, please view this page: Food Resources during the Coronavirus shutdown

Schools Closed March 16-31

Note: Since this article was written, the Oregon schools closure was extended through April 28th. For the latest information, please visit this page. School Closure Letter To Our David Douglas Community, Governor Kate Brown has ordered all schools in Oregon to close beginning Monday, March 16 and remaining closed until April 1.…

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…