Welcome

Welcome to Durfee Technology Magnet School. In addition to Promethean Boards in every classroom, Durfee has gone 1:1; all staff and students have an iPad, making technology a part of their daily routine and taking learning to higher levels.  Durfee also has a family style lunch, where students eat in the classroom and continue their education while working on communication skills.  Visit us on any Friday, and you will see a sea of green as we celebrate “Spirit Day.”  We are all proud to be part of the Durfee Family.
  Sarah Knuppel, Principal

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  • District Calendar

    Click here to view the 2015-2016 calendar and NEXT year's Board of Education approved 2016-17 school calendar. If you have any questions regarding the calendar please contact your child's school.

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  • Virtual Backpack

    Find out all that our community has to offer by visiting the DPS Virtual Backpack. In an effort to "go green" and cut down on paper in the Friday Folders, we are providing all of our community resources online. We will update information as our community partners provide it to us.

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  • DPS Summer Camp - Window Program

    Summer Camps offer full hands-on learning and student led activities with DPS teachers, Millikin University pre-service students, and DPS high school interns.

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  • Decatur FACES

    Facility Advisory Committee for Exceptional Schools Meeting Documents and Presentations

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  • Operation Calculus

    Operation Calculus is a highly successful program that works with African-American students to close the achievement gap in honors level math courses. Click here to see more about the successful program.

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  • Millikin - DPS61 Girls Basketball Camp

    Camp Video

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  • DPS Talks

    Decatur Public Schools is now doing its own version of TED Talks. This is a great opportunity to get an inside look at DPS. The interviews are educational and there is always a fun blooper section at the end!

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  • Substitutes Wanted

    Find out how to become a substitute Teacher, Teaching Assistant, Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse at Decatur Public Schools. The application process is easy.

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  • Common Core Handbook for K-12

    Take a look at this Common Core handbook for K-12 students.This is a great resource for parents, out-of-school education providers, and volunteers.

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  • Connect with DPS!

    Stay in the loop by connecting with DPS on Facebook and Twitter

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Announcements

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    Click here to take the 5 Essentials Survey, and let us know how you think we're doing!

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