Updated Information

Message from the Superintendent: Safe Holidays

Dr. Marc Smith

As we prepare for next week’s Thanksgiving break, I’d like to express my gratitude to our parents for actively partnering with teachers to support student education. Just like our staff and students, you have earned a week off from teaching and learning. I encourage you to enjoy some quality family time while also remaining safe. Read More >


Message from the Superintendent: District monitors COVID-19 cases and promotes safety procedures

Dr. Marc Smith

As you may know, Dallas County officials recently provided updated recommendations regarding COVID-19. Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins made an announcement elevating the risk guidance scale from “orange” to “red.” Details about that decision can be found on the Dallas County COVID-19 webpage.  I work closely with other school district leaders to evaluate their experiences, allowing us to monitor county trends while comparing that with our own data. Read about the message from the Superintendent regarding ongoing COVID-19 safety measures.


Board extends virtual learning and announces in-person learning start date for limited students

Teacher at door with mask on

At last night’s regular meeting, the Duncanville ISD Board of Trustees voted to extend virtual learning beyond the first four weeks of school and announced plans to welcome back students who previously chose in-person learning. The in-person start date for that limited number of students will be Monday, Oct. 19.
Read about the in-person learning start date >


Message from the Superintendent: Active COVID-19 Cases Dashboard

Active Covid Cases

We are dedicated to making 2020-2021 a successful and safe school year. From providing personal protective equipment to the safety requirements outlined in our School Reopening Plan, every decision is focused on the safety of our students and staff. We are also committed to providing thorough communication and transparency. Read About the Active COVID-19 Cases Dashboard>


Message from the Superintendent: Preparing to Welcome Students Back Virtually

Dr. Marc Smith

Duncanville ISD families, 
We are less than a week away from the start of school and I am looking forward to seeing students engaging with teachers and classmates. Tuesday, September 8 will not be a traditional first day, but in our virtual school setting we will find ways to make this a remarkable start of school. Read About the Message from the Superintendent: Preparing to Welcome Students Back Virtually>


All Duncanville ISD Students to Start the School Year in Virtual Learning

Girl doing Virtual Learning

Starting with the first day of school on Tuesday, Sept, 8, all Duncanville ISD students will begin districtwide in the Virtual Learning program. Students – including those who committed to In-Person Learning during enrollment - will be virtual for the first four weeks of school. Read About the Start of School >



Deadline to Select In-Person or Virtual Learning Extended

School Reopening

The deadline for parents to commit to In-Person Learning or Virtual Learning has been extended to Friday, August 14.  
Read About the Deadline to Select In-Person or Virtual Learning >