• At Decatur Public Schools, we have made it our mission to educate all students for lifelong success. Our vision is that all students will become responsible, caring and productive citizens of society in a setting where: students, parents, staff, and community members share responsibility; district leadership motivates people, policies, and decisions; and all resources are used effectively and efficiently. Thank you for visiting our website!

Announcements

  • Click on the image to view the bell times for schools effective March 22, 2021

    School Bell Times

     

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  • Click on the image to lookup your home school in the district, as approved at the February 23, 2021 Board of Education Meeting.

    Boundary Lookup Tool

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    Click on the image to see the District's Flyer Board. For more information about how we are managing digital flyers click here.

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  • BOARD OF EDUCATION OPEN SESSION MEETINGS: 
    Watch LIVE on Facebook
    Open Session begins at approximately 6:30pm 
    Public Comments can be submitted by:
    email welisten@dps61.org or drop off written comments at the Keil Building, Door D before 5pm the day before the scheduled meeting day.
     
    Tuesday, Apr 13, 2021
    Board meeting will take place at Montessori Academy for Peace, 4735 E Cantrell St 62521

    NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING COMMEMORATIVE HOLIDAYS DECATUR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT 61

    Notice is hereby given by the Board of Education of Decatur Public School District 61, in the County of Macon, State of Illinois, that the School Board is notifying the public and the State Board of Education of its intent to Modify School Code “105 ILCS 5/24-2-3.25g Holidays” in that Casimir Pulaski and Veterans Day be granted Commemorative Holiday status in allowing student attendance on those dates for the 2021-2022 school year.

    Notice is further given that a public hearing on said request for the Modification of School Codes “105 ILCS 5/24-2-3.25g” will be held at 6:30pm on the 13th day of April, 2021 at 4735 E Cantrell Street, Decatur, Illinois 62521, in this School District.

     
     
    Tuesday, Apr 27, 2021
    Tuesday, May 11, 2021
    Tuesday, May 25, 2021
     
     
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