July 26 the deadline to file to run for two open school board seats

Dearborn Public Schools will have two school board seats up for election in November, and those interested in running need to file by July 26 at 4 p.m. to be on the ballot. Both seats on the Nov. 8 ballot will be for full six-year terms.  Those elected will serve...

Virtual elementary school opens enrollment to non-district students

Wayne County parents interested in virtual school for their elementary school students are now allowed to enroll in Dearborn Public Schools Virtual K-12. Students will be accepted for the 2022-23 school year as staffing allows. The Dearborn Public Schools Board of...

Change in state funding means reduction in local property tax bills this summer

Touted as an increase in school funding, a complicated change in how Dearborn Public Schools received state aid this fiscal year actually resulted in millions less for the district in per pupil funding. Local homeowners will benefit from the tax change with a dip in...

Four-legged future leader learning at Smith Middle School

The two-legged students are not the only ones growing and learning at O.L Smith Middle School.  One-four legged learner was added to their ranks this year. Millie, a yellow labrador retriever, is in training as part of the Leader Dogs for the Blind.  The pup...

Statement on Inclusive School Environment

June 14, 2022 The Dearborn Public Schools is committed to creating a safe, inclusive, and culturally responsive school environment for all students and staff. Any claims of inappropriate behavior, intimidation, or actions taken against a staff or student based on...

New webpage outlines COVID relief spending

Interested in how Dearborn Public Schools has spent millions of dollars in COVID relief funding? Dearborn Public Schools has created a new webpage at https://firstbell.dearbornschools.org/covidfunds with information about how the various waves of funding have been...

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Juneteenth statement

Juneteenth statement

Greetings Dearborn Community,  In 1863 President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation  and although the document declared that slaves would be free, Lincoln also knew it would take an amendment to the constitution to abolish slavery. That action came...

Four-legged future leader learning at Smith Middle School

Four-legged future leader learning at Smith Middle School

The two-legged students are not the only ones growing and learning at O.L Smith Middle School.  One-four legged learner was added to their ranks this year. Millie, a yellow labrador retriever, is in training as part of the Leader Dogs for the Blind.  The pup...

Statement on Inclusive School Environment

Statement on Inclusive School Environment

June 14, 2022 The Dearborn Public Schools is committed to creating a safe, inclusive, and culturally responsive school environment for all students and staff. Any claims of inappropriate behavior, intimidation, or actions taken against a staff or student based on...

Curriculum information

Curriculum information

There have been recent discussions in the community regarding the curriculum in the Dearborn Public Schools. The district follows the Common Core State Standards. Here is a link to the webpage:https://www.michigan.gov/mde/services/academic-standards. We also provide...

Few district students impacted by Read by Third Grade Law

Few district students impacted by Read by Third Grade Law

With spring 2022 state assessments/M-STEP complete, the state has released the lists of third grade students it is recommending be retained under the Read by Third Grade Law. For Dearborn Public Schools, only 34 students were recommended for retention and likely very...

Schedule students ahead for next year’s health physicals

Schedule students ahead for next year’s health physicals

For accountants and tax payers, April 15 generally means the deadline to file your income tax return. For school nurses and athletic directors, it means students can start getting health physicals for next year's school and sports. Parents are encouraged to call ahead...

 

 

 

 

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