Decorah Middle School


Justin Albers, Principal

Jake Nimrod, Associate Principal and Activities Director

Lee Stock, Guidance Counselor (mobile 563-380-4058)

Paula McIntyre, Administrative Assistant

405 Winnebago Street, Decorah, Iowa 52101

Phone (563) 382-8427 • Fax (563) 387-4052

Decorah Middle School, in partnership with its parents and community, will strive to instill in its students high standards for learning, integrity, leadership and citizenship.


Wednesday One (1) Hour Late Starts

Reminder - Each Wednesday, beginning Wednesday, September 2, will begin with a one (1) hour late start due to Professional Development for DCSD staff.

Important Dates

January 1--No School; Winter Break

January 12--5th Grade Orchestra Concert at CL Auditorium; 7 pm
January 14--5th Grade Band Concert at HS Auditorium; 7 pm
January 15--Last Day of 1st Semester
January 18--No Classes; Teacher In-Service Day
January 22 - February 19--MAP Testing
January 26--Reading MAP Testing
January 28--MS Orchestra Solo Night; 5:30 pm

February 4--Student Led Conferences; 5:00-8:00 pm
February 8--Student Led Conferences; 5:00-8:00 pm
February 9--Math MAP Testing
February 12--No School; Comp Day
February 15--No School; President's Day
February 20--First LEGO League Competition (Virtual)
February 26--End of 2nd Trimester
February 27--Regional NHD Competition (Virtual)

March 1--No Classes; Teacher In-Service Day

April 2--No School--Spring Break
April 5--No School--Spring Break
April 23--No Classes; Teacher In-Service Day

Informational Resources

Parent Letter - Student Behavior Expectations

20-21 5th Grade Brochure

20-21 6th Grade Brochure
20-21 7th Grade Brochure
20-21 8th Grade Brochure
20-21 Music Brochure

9th Hour Information for Parents

Bullying Intervention Form
Safe School Reporting Form - NEW Online Form!

DMS Digital Learning Environment (DLE) Expectations
DMS Attendance Policy
DMS Bell Schedule (20-21)
20-21 DMS Classroom Schedule
19-20 Nurse Information
20-21 DMS Student Handbook
2020-2021 School Supply List

Physical Form-May 2020

It is the policy of the Decorah Community School District not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the district’s Equity Coordinator. Call the Central Office at 563-382-4208 for more information.
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