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Deland Middle

1400 S Aquarius Ave
Deland, FL 32724
(386) 822-5678

    FOCUS Parent Portal

    FOCUS Parent Portal will go live for parent/student access to grades on Tuesday, September 3.  Parent sign-up information is available here.​​

    Open House - Wednesday, September 18

    Due to Hurrican Dorian our Open House has been rescheduled to Wednesday, September 18 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.  We hope to see you there! 

    ​Congressman Michael Waltz Academy Day​ - August 21, 2019

    EOC Retakes​

    DMS will be offering Fall Retakes of the Algebra 1 EOC for students that have not passed the EOC or need to take the EOC. Please see the attached documents for more information about the retake and the help your child will receive in order to prepare them for the assessment.


    We will also be administering the Civics EOC for those students that did not take the test in the Spring. Please see the attached document for more information regarding the Civics EOC.


    Algebra 1 EOC Retake Dates: September 19th and 20th ( Session 1, Session 2)

    Civics EOC Retake: September 23rd

    Makeup Dates: September 24th-September 27th

    Please contact Angela Arico Jones by email at or at 822-5678 if you have any questions regarding the test administration.

    ​School Picture Day​

    School picture day is on thursday, September 26, 2019.  Students will have their picture taken during their ​PE or elective class period. 

    Public Notice of DeLand Middle School SAC Meeting Dates

    • Are you interested in what goes on at school?
    • Are you one of our many working parents who cannot be at school during the day to help or volunteer?
    • Are you willing to commit to attending eight meetings during the school year for approximately 1 hour.

    If you answered yes to the above questions, then you are just the person we are looking for to serve on DeLand Middle's School Advisory Council.  

    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 ​​


    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​

    Back to the 80's School Dance

    DeLand Middle School students are invited to our Back to the 80's School Dance scheduled for Friday, September 27 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.  The cost of the dance is $10 and will be held in the gym.  Dress is school appropriate.  Pizza and drinks will be available for purchase.

    AdventHealth eCare is Now Available

    August 26th starts our partnership with AdventHealth eCare at our school. eCare allows sick students to have a face to face visit with a doctor using an iPad in the nurse's office! Please call the school if you have any questions.

    New School Start Times for 2019 - 2020 School Year

    ​The Volusia County School board voted to change school start times for next year. 

    • Elementary will be 7:50 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.,
    • Middle will be 9:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.,
    • High School will be 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    These times will be effective in August 2019, for the start of the 2019-20 school year.
    Attendance Counts

    Register for Before the Bell for Middle School Students

    ​Before the Bell will offer supervision, STEAM activities, homework time, games, sports and more for middle school students at participating schools from 6:30 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. on school days for the 2019 - 2020 school year.​  Contact the school for additional information.​

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    Twitter @DeLand Middle

    ​Instagram @delandmiddleterriers


    Online School Payments - Online School Store

    The Online School Payments portal is provided to parents to facilitate payment for school fees for a variety of products and services. ​Vie​​w​​​​​​​

    Emergency Situation Guide​​

    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 Emergenc​y Guide for Parents​​