• Dr. Amerson At the Regular Meeting held on Thursday, June 28, 2018, the Board of Education voted unanimously to appoint Gordon Amerson, Ed.D., as the new Superintendent of the Duarte Unified School District. "I am humbled and honored to be the new Superintendent of the Duarte Unified School District, and to partner with our scholars, educators, families, and the communities we serve to ensure we meet the district’s mission - to provide the knowledge, skills and inspiration for each student for success in college, career and life. I am deeply committed to this charge and excited to learn more about how our mission is being implemented in Duarte Unified’s schools. This is a great time to be part of our learning community and I fully embrace this opportunity to lead." View the entry plan that will guide Dr. Amerson's initial days of service here.


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    Beardslee Dual Language Academy, Royal Oaks STEAM Academy and Valley View Elementary have been named to the 2017 - 2018 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll for their high achievement and student success. The program, sponsored by the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence (CBEE), is part of a national effort to identify higher-performing schools and districts that are improving student outcomes. These three Duarte Unified schools are among only 1,798 public schools in California to be recognized for this honor. ERP maintains the nation’s largest database on student achievement and utilizes this data to identify higher-performing schools and districts. Schools that receive the ERP Honor Roll distinction have demonstrated consistent high levels of student academic achievement, improvement in achievement levels over time, and a reduction in achievement gaps among student populations.

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  • DUSD Gains National Attention for Campus Modernization

    The transition of our facilities from elementary school campuses to TK-8 academies is featured by Gen7 Schools as a national model of success. The construction of innovative, energy-efficient learning spaces, advancement of the arts, integration of cutting-edge technology and engaging instruction of 21st century skills are top priorities for DUSD, and our new Gen7 facilities deliver on every goal. A total of 22 new Gen7 permanent modular classrooms have been installed throughout the district allowing existing programs to be expanded and new ones to be launched. These new learning environments are equipped with flexible furniture for unmatched comfort and performance. We encourage community members to come visit and see the transformation to 21st Century Schools taking place at all of our campuses by signing up for a tour at come2duarteusd.com and read the full article at www.gen7schools.com.

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  • Duarte High Offers the Only 4 Year Early College Degree-Bearing Program in the Region

    Duarte High School in partnership with Citrus College offers the only Four-Year Early College Dual Enrollment Degree-Bearing Program in the San Gabriel Valley. This unprecedented opportunity is available to students in grades 9-12. The Early College Program blends high school and college in a rigorous and supportive cohort program. Students simultaneously earn a high school diploma and complete between 30-60 college units depending on the pathway they choose, including earning an Associate of Science Degree. This program affords families a cost savings of thousands of dollars compared to the price of entering college after high school graduation, and provides an accelerated pathway for students wanting to get a head start on graduate work or entry into their career of choice.

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  • Creating Creators Awards Scholarships to M.I.T. Film Students

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