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Deland Middle

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


    Attendance Counts

    FSA ELA Writing Test - April 2 & 3

    Students in 6th and 7th grade will be taking the FSA ELA writing test on Tuesday, April 2.  Students in 8th grade will be taking the FSA ELA writing test on Wednesday, April 3​.  Students should arrive on time and be well rested.  Just a reminder that no electronic devices are permitted in classrooms during testing.  All backpacks and electronics should be placed in lockers before arriving at homeroom for testing.​

    Universal Orlando's Gradventure

    DeLand Middle School is proud to announce the 8th grade Gradventure Trip to Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure on Friday, May 17 from 3:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.  Gradventure is a celebration of all of the accomplishments of our 8th grade students.  The cost is $115 and includes two parks, dinner, t-shirt and transportation.  Permission forms and full payments are due by April 18 to Ms. Chestnutt,​ Ms. Brewington (before school in the cafeteria) or Ms. Owens (in the AG building).  

    ​Sign up for Title I Tutoring 

    Tutoring is currently being provided for 6th and 7th grade ELA and math (no algebra at this time), 7th grade civics and 8th grade science.  If you would like your child to attend, please have them pick up a tutoring form from their teacher or from Mrs. Beans in the media center.  Space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

    ​There will NOT be tutoring on Tuesday morning, March 5, due to a faculty meeting.​

    School Advisory Council Climate Survey

    The School Advicsory Council (SAC) Climate Survey is available from January 15th – May 1st, 2019.  Please click on the appropriate link below to complete the survey.



    ​​Public Notice of DeLand Middle School SAC Meeting Dates

    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 at 6 p.m. in the media center on the dates listed below. If you are interested in becoming a member of our SAC this school year, please contact  Michele M. Brown, Dean of Student Relations, at (386) 822-5678 EXT 23020​ or ​​


    School Name SAC Meeting Dates 2018-2019 School Year

    September 13th, 2018

    October 11th, 2018

    November 8th, 2018

    December 13th , 2018

    January 10th, 2019

    January 15, 2019

    January 24, 2019​​

    February 14th, 2019

    March 14th, 2019

    April 11th, 2019

    May 5th, 2019


    Attendance at SAC meetings is extremely important.

    • 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.  We hope to see you there!

    Please click the link below to review the School Improvement Plan DRAFT for DeLand Middle School.​

    School Improvement Plan 2018 - 2019​

    ​We would love your input!  ​You can also view a copy in our front office.  Please contact Michele M. Brown, Dean of Student Relations, at (386) 822-5678 EXT 23020, with any questions or comments.

    DeLand Middle Sc​hool Literacy Night

    Score a touchdown with Literacy!  DeLand Middle School families are invited to join us on Thursday, January 31 from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. in the media center.  Students will kick-off the event by participating in fun, interactive literacy centers.  2 - 4 - 6 - 8 join the fun and don't be late.


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    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​​