Welcome to Johns Hill Magnet School, Home of the Eagles!  Thank you for taking the time to learn more about our school and programs.  We hope you will enjoy viewing our site and will consider visiting our school community to observe our school in action. We look forward to the opportunity to share more of our success stories with you! 
Rob Prange, Principal

District Headlines

  • School Board Candidate Petition & Filing

    Anyone interested in running for Decatur's Board of Education can find out information here.

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  • District Calendar

    Click here to view the 2016-2017 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 Hall of Fame

    Visit our Hall of Fame page to nominate a Decatur Public School alumni, faculty, staff, volunteers & community member who has distinguished themselves in athletic endeavors at DPS.

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  • Decatur FACES

    Facility Advisory Committee for Exceptional Schools Meeting Documents and Presentations

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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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  • Bus Route Info

    Families eligible for bus transportation can view Johns Hill's bus schedule here!  

    Your assigned bus stop is available on your Home Access Center. Students must get on and off the bus at their assigned stop.

    Changes are made often, so please check the JHMS Bus Stop Schedules daily. Remember, bus times are approximate.


    Bus Schedule 


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  • School Supply List 2016-2017


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    *The District is now accepting credit card payments for Instructional Material Fees (Textbook Fees) along with online payments for Lunch.  On the District's website, www.dps61.org, click on Online Payments under Site Shortcuts.  The system does require the parent have the Student ID number.
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