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Our mission is to empower all students for the choices and challenges of the twenty-first century.  We believe that we should teach students to respect themselves, others, and the environment, that we should teach students to participate productively and responsibly in a rapidly changing society, that we should teach them to communicate effectively, that we should teach them to use cooperative and independent learning strategies, that we should teach them to apply problem solving processes, and that we should teach them to set and meet high standards.

For news on individual schools, please check out School News on this page...or visit the school websites.

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 Dothan City Schools and Central Offices will be closed Friday, April 3, 2015 for Good Friday

2015-16 Dothan City Schools Magnet School Selection

Over 1,100 Magnet School Applications for the 2015-16 school year were received during the initial application period (February 2 - 27, 2015).  Magnet School selections have been completed and all applicants who submitted applications by end of the day on February 27th, should have received their letter of notification.  All eligibility requirements listed in the application booklet, must be met for acceptance. 

Science Fair Winners
Congratulations to the following Science Fair Winners and to ALL of the students that participated in the Science Fair.  He also would like to thank all of the teachers that helped make this a success!!
Most Innovative
Riya Patel (CMS)
Minority Science Award
David Mendez & Iesha Bonner (GMS)
Statistical & Math Award
Ethan Bolton (CMS)
2nd Place - Behavioral & Medical Award
Ally Singley (BMS)
2nd Place - Physical Science
Andrea Shirley & Emma Stapler (BMS)
3rd Place - Engineering
Elizabeth Torres (BMS)


Dothan City Schools Superintendent Search

For information regarding the Dothan City Schools Superintendent Search, please visit - DCS Superintendent Search Brochure and the Notice of Vacancy in the Position of Dothan Superintendent of Education.


Dothan City Schools Board of Education Approved the 2015-2016 School Calendar on Tuesday, February 17, 2015.  Visit School Calendar 2015-16 to view. the new calendar.


Dothan City Schools Tech Camp! Sixty DCS teachers attended a 3 day technology camp presented by Alabama Technology in Motion and Dothan City Schools. March 2nd - 4th, attendees participated in multiple sessions related to implementing technology into the classroom, creating technology-rich learning environments and project-based learning. Participants will train and assist other faculty and staff in the use of technology within their schools.


Thank You Barnes & Noble

Thank you to Lacey Todd and Barnes & Noble for donating numerous books to Dothan City Schools.  We appreciate your support of our schools.  Books will be dispursed to schools across the system.















Anonymous Alerts

Students or parents in the school community can anonymously submit any suspicious activity, bullying or other student related issues to a school administrator(s). We encourage you to report important issues. Once you complete the contact form below, you will receive a confirmation that your information has been submitted to the school district. False reporting will be taken seriously to the full extent of the law.   Click ANONYMOUS ALERTS to make a report.





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