Dyersburg City School District

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Dyersburg City School District


Description

Dyersburg is a community located in Dyer County in northwestern Tennessee. The Dyersburg City School System has a reputation of providing a quality education for the children of the Dyersburg/Dyer County community for more than 175 years. Since the first small, log schoolhouse was built on College Hill in 1833, our system has grown to include Dyersburg Primary School for grades K-2, Dyersburg Intermediate School for grades 3-5, Dyersburg Middle School for grades 6-8, Dyersburg High School for grades 9-12 and the Community Resource Center. The fact that all of the schools in the Dyersburg City School System are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools exemplifies our use of national benchmarks to improve the quality of education for students at all grade levels. The school system employs over 400 persons, with more than 250 of that number being classroom teachers. All teachers are licensed by the Tennessee Department of Education. In addition, almost 60 percent of our teachers have achieved their master's and/or doctorate degrees. Through its varied programs and activities, Dyersburg City Schools provides opportunities for all students to experience success. The needs of every student are met by providing programs such as special education, talented/gifted, Math and Reading interventions, before and after school homework help, Accelerated Reading, clubs, intermediate level intramurals, before and after school child care, vocational/technical education, transportation for all students, art, music and physical education at all levels. At Dyersburg High School all fifteen sports that are sanctioned by the TSSAA are offered.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Dyersburg City Schools is to provide a safe, positive environment where all children can reach their full potential.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is the policy of the Dyersburg City School System not to discriminate on the basis of sex, race, national origin, creed, age, marital status, or disability in its educational programs, activities or employment policies as required by Title VI and VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments and Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Dyersburg City School District

509 Lake RD, Dyersburg, TN 38024
 

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