Board Member Vacancy Update

  • At the Regular Meeting of the Board of Education on July 20, 2017, the Board announced the process to fill the Board of Education vacancy by a provisional appointment from among qualified applicants. Completed applications were due to the Superintendent’s Office or by email by the filing deadline of Friday, August 4, 2017, at 4:00 p.m.

    The remainder of the timeline to fill the vacancy is as follows:

    August 11, 2017 - Applicants notified in writing of the next phase and the date of the interview.
    August 15, 2017-  Press release announcing the candidates.
    August 17, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. Informational meeting presentation for candidates with the Superintendent.
    Sept 5, 2017 – 7:00 p.m. - Special Meeting of the Board of Education to select Board member.
    September 6, 2017  - Press release announcing the provisional appointee.

Happening Now


  • DUSD Announces New Northview Administrative Team

    Duarte Unified School District announced the appointment of Mr. Scott Moses as Principal and Ms. Char Wilson as Assistant Principal of the Northview 8th Grade Village for the 2017-18 school year. Mr. Moses, currently the Assistant Principal of the Northview 8th Grade Village, will replace Dr. Mark Newell, who is retiring effective August 30. Until this date, Dr. Newell will continue to provide support to the new administrative team ensuring a seamless start to the new school year. Dr. Newell is to be commended for guiding Northview through a pivotal transition year during 2016-17 that included the solidification of the partnership with the California School of the Arts – San Gabriel Valley (CSArts). “I wish Mark all the best and a much deserved rest as he enters the next stage in his life,” said Superintendent Allan Mucerino. “And, I am confident that Scott has the skills and experience needed to step up and be the new Principal for the Northview 8th Grade Village during this landmark year.”

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  • East Meets West Student Cultural Exchange

    A contingency of Duarte Unified high school students and staff toured China June 5-17. They spent time in Beijing, Shanghai and Hangzhou. Highlights of their trip included the Forbidden City, Great Wall and the Bullet Train. As part of this amazing student cultural exchange program, they also visited Hangzhou School and Ningbo Binhai International Cooperation School. Earlier this year, students from China attended Duarte High and now our students have the incredible opportunity to experience China. They had a great time enjoying the cuisine, sights and culture. And, over eighty Chinese students in Grades 3-12 participated in a week of the DUSD STEAM Summer School experience. The joined in the fun alongside their DUSD peers and engaged in learning activities, played games and even took a Mandarin class. Their stay was commemorated with a culminating ceremony that included certificates for the students and a cultural gift exchange. It was an amazing experience for all the students both from the East and West to meet and learn together.

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  • Duarte Unified Partners with APU to offer Guaranteed Admission and $10,000 Scholarships

    Duarte High School students who meet admissions requirements will receive guaranteed admittance to APU, a $10,000 renewable scholarship, application fee waiver, and support with the application process. Click on Headline to learn more...

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  • Duarte USD Hires Record Number of New Staff

    The renaissance taking place within Duarte Unified School District (DUSD) has caught the attention of educators not only in our local region, but across the nation who are seeking to become part of the district’s team. As of July 2017, fifty-eight new certificated and classified members join the DUSD staff, a record number of new hires for the district.

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