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Welcome to Dothan City Schools
Welcome to The Dothan City School System's website. Dothan City Schools has a long history of educating the children of Dothan. Read More.......
**Make sure you check out the School News Section of the Website to keep up with what's happening in DCS**
Dothan City Schools Summer Schedule
Schools and Central Offices
June 3, 2013 - August 2, 2013 - Monday - Thursday, 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Dothan City Schools 2013-2014 School Calendar has been selected...View Calendar
Access Facilitator of the Year
Congratulations to Mrs. Staci Toole Williams on receiving the "ACCESS Facilitator of the Year" award at the AETC Conference in Birmingham, Alabama on Wednesday, June 12, 2013. Mrs. Toole received this award for her hard work and dedication to her students and their studies. There are 400 ACCESS Facilitator's across the State of Alabama. Mrs. Toole is pictured far right.
Dothan City Schools Parent Portal
The Dothan City Schools Parent Portal will be offline until August, 2013 in preparation for the 2013-2014 school year. If you currently have a login, it should remain the same for the new school year. If you are interested in obtaining a login for the new year, please read this information....
DCS High School Summer Reading List 2013
Honor students are required to read two novels.
General students are required to read one novel.
AP students should read all listed novels.
Students will be assessed on the novel(s) the first two weeks of school.
To see the list visit Summer Reading 2013
Congratulations to Miss Barbie Nelson and Mrs. Tracy Pruitt - Inducted into the Jacksonville State University Teacher Hall of Fame
The JSU Teacher Hall of Fame program, which began in 1969, seeks to recognize quality teaching across Alabama. It recognizes teachers from various K-12 levels. Nominees must “maintain exemplary standards of behavior and ethics, exhibit leadership, be enthusiastic about teaching, demonstrate competency in subject matter, work well with colleagues and administrators and constantly seek to encourage, inspire and motivate students toward great accomplishment.”
Barbie Nelson is the inductee for the Secondary Teacher Hall of Fame
Tracy Pruitt is the inductee for the Elementary Teacher Hall of Fame
Dothan Education Foundation
Dothan City Schools has partnered with Kelly Educational Staffing (KES) to recruit, train, and provide qualified substitute teachers. If you are interested in becoming a substitute teacher for Dothan City Schools, please apply with Kelly Educational Staffing. For contact and application information, please see the Kelly Services link under QUICK LINKS.
AMBUCS - Creating Mobility and Independence for People with Disabilities
AMBUCS of the Wiregrass: Contact: Jon Lee at the REAL Project 334-699-7727
AMBUCS is dedicated to creating mobility and independence for people with disabilities. As part of a national grassroots effort, the network of volunteers strives to empower others and make the world a more accessible place. For more information on AMBUCS, please click here to view the AMBUCS flier or visit www.ambucs.org.
Pre-K Readiness Brochure
The Pre-K Readiness Brochure is an easy tool to assist parents and pre-school providers in preparing a child for kindergarten. To read the Pre-K Readiness Brochure, Click Here...
Dothan City Schools has developed a new program entitled DCS Project UpLift. A link has been added to the Quick Links section on the bottom right of this webpage. Dothan City Schools (DCS) Project UpLift is designed to find the most needy, best heartfelt, incredible stories about our students and help them. Our goal is to gain sponsors from the Dothan Community to aid us in our cause. Please visit for more information and see how you can help...
Get hooked on the new buying, selling, and trading site created just for the employees of Dothan City Schools. The DCS Trading Post is the new “Craigslist” style forum created to allow the employees of Dothan City Schools to network within the school system to buy, sell, and/or trade items and services. This unique forum has been designed with the DCS employees in mind. Please continue reading for more information...
Parents: Attendance Definitions
Attendance Definitions: Tardy - present for more than half a day, but less than a full day.
(If your child has checked in late or checked out early, you will probably see Tardy on the Parent Portal) (Excused or Unexcused depends on the reason) Excused tardies do NOT count against perfect attendance.
Absent - present for less than half a day - including not present at all.
Present - not absent for any of the day.
“Notify Me” is a FREE feature available on every school’s main website. This feature can be used to:
Call attention to information already posted on the website.
Send quick messages concerning conditions such as: Early dismissal, changes in a previously scheduled event, promote upcoming functions, and any other desired quick announcements.