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League Championship Tournament

Sat. March 11 @ DRA!

8:30- 4:30 p.m.

Come watch the D’Back Debaters in action!

Congratulations, Amaya & Dr. Meadows

Published on Feb 13, 2017

Gracias a Dr. Farah Meadows, Amaya Guerrero descubrió su pasión por las Ciencias Políticas, ayudar y alentar a la gente que la rodea y a no renunciar a 

sus sueños. #GraciasMaestros #calottery

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Student Transfer Window - Jan. 4 - March 31

Attention DRA Parents of 8th Graders: 
If you are planning for your child to attend a high school that is not your child's home school, please read the following notice from Child Welfare & Attendance: 

The office of Child Welfare & Attendance will start taking transfer requests for the 2017-2018 school year starting January 4, 2017 through March 31, 2017. If you are a resident of Desert Sands Unified School District you may visit our web site and apply online.

If you live outside the boundaries of Desert Sands Unified School District you will need to apply at your district of residence to attend/remain in Desert Sands Unified School District.

Parents/Guardians will be notified by mail in May.

Transportation is the responsibility of parent/guardian, unless provided by specific grant provisions. A district transfer may be revoked due to unsatisfactory attendance, citizenship and scholarship. Please contact Child Welfare and Attendance office at (760) 771-8612 if you have any questions.

Submit Request for Student Transfer

Report an Absence

To report an absence:

You may report an absence by sending an email to 
The email must come from parent's email account. No emails from student email accounts will be accepted 

Subject Line:  Student's name
  • Include Student's first and last name - (optional ID)
  • Date of absence
  • Reason for absence
Or you may call:   
         760-393-5500 -
         Press 1 to report absence
Volunteer applications expire yearly. If you are planning to volunteer at DRA during the 2016/17 school year, please fill out your 
online application. If you need assistance, feel free to contact Lucy Lara or Reina Gonzalez at 760.393.5500. We greatly appreciate your service to our DRA community! Thank you!    Volunteer Application: Click here

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