Parent and Family Engagement Plan
To view a copy of the Parent and Family Engagement Plan (formerly known as the PIP), please click DMS PIP
SAC Meeting Schedule/ School Improvement Plan
The School Advisory Council (SAC) meets each month with the Principal and SAC Chair. All parents and community members are invited to attend our meetings in the media center. If you are interested in becoming a member of our SAC this school year, please contact Angela Arico Jones, Dean of Student Relations, at (386) 822-5678 or email@example.com
SAC Meeting Dates for 2019-2020 School Year @ 5:15 p.m
August 26, 2019
September 23, 2019
October 21, 2019
November 18, 2019
January 27, 2020
February 24, 2020
March 23, 2020
April 20, 2020
May 18, 2020 (if needed)
DeLand Middle School would like parent input for this year's School Improvement Plan. Parents can stop by the office from September 17 - 20, to view the draft copy of the 2019 - 2020 SIP and provide input. The SIP and parent input forms will be in a folder in the front office.
Please click the link below to review the School Improvement Plan for DeLand Middle School from last year.
School Improvement Plan 2018 - 2019
November 18, 2019
FOCUS Parent Portal will go live for parent/student access to grades on Tuesday, September 3. Parent sign-up information is available here. Parent letters went home on Wednesday, September 11 that included your child's pin. Please stop by the office (with your ID) if you need additional support accessing Parent Portal.
Right to know
Right to know Spanish version
During and following an emergency situation, school and district officials must act quickly and follow established emergency protocols to safeguard students and staff, secure schools, and communicate accurate information in a timely manner. Parents can assist greatly by helping with preparation before the emergency. School Emergency Guide for Parents
Parental Notification of Student Evacuation
In the event of an emergency that requires DeLand Middle School to be evacuated, DeLand High School serves as the primary evacuation site. Our secondary evacuation site is, Southwestern Middle School. The district will provide transportation to DeLand High School as soon as drivers can be dispatched. Parents/Guardians will be notified to report to DeLand High School as the information/meeting area and to pick-up their student(s).
DeLand High School is located at: 800 North Hill Avenue. DeLand, FL 32724. (386) 822-6909
Southwestern Middle School is located at: 605 New Hampshire Ave, DeLand, FL 32720, (386) 822-6700
Academic Intervention and Tutoring
Code of Student Conduct & Discipline
Dress Code Policy
School Emergency Guide for Parents
Virtual Instruction Policy
Free and Reduced Lunch
Policy - Students Without Lunch Money
Cell Phone Policy
Does your child need health insurance? Florida KidCare children’s health insurance is accepting applications year round. To learn more go to Volusia County Schools website or use the link below.
Kid Care Insurance Website
The FL PIRC of FND is a U.S. Department of Education grant-funded PIRC. The FL PIRC of FND provides free training, resources, and assistance to parents, schools, and communities to help promote effective parental involvement and family engagement practices. The FL PIRC of FND also provides early childhood programs to help parents of pre-schoolers support their children’s learning.
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