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...

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

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...

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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Free GSRP preschool starting application distribution on April 8

Free GSRP preschool starting application distribution on April 8

Dearborn Public Schools Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) will start distributing applications on Friday, April 8 for the 2022-23 school year. GSRP is a state-funded preschool program students can participate in at no cost to eligible families.  To be...

Superintendent continues state leadership roles

Superintendent continues state leadership roles

Dearborn Superintendent Glenn Maleyko continues his role as a state leader on education issues after recently being named President-Elect of the Michigan Association of Superintendents and School Administrators (MASA). The appointment came during MASA’s Winter 2022...

District recognized again for budget presentation

District recognized again for budget presentation

For the fourth year in a row, Dearborn Public Schools has been recognized for excellence in how it presents its budget. The Association of School Business Officials International recently awarded the district a Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) for the current 2021-22...

District spelling bees to be shown live on March 9 and 10

District spelling bees to be shown live on March 9 and 10

The C-O-M-P-E-T-I-T-I-O-N is heating up for some Dearborn Public School students. Elementary and middle school students from across the district will compete in the first annual Dearborn District Spelling Bee finals on March 9 and 10.  Students from across the...

 

 

 

 

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