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Parent/Guardian Responsibilities







We, as Dana Middle School parents, will support our student’s learning by:




  • Staying informed about, and participating in decisions related to, my child’s education;

  • Monitoring my student’s attendance;

  • Making sure that homework is completed and turned in on time;

  • Checking theStudent Planner, My Big Campus, or Moodle on a regular basis;

  • Monitoring the time spent on electronic media (i.e. video games, television);

  • Encouraging recreational reading;

  • Promoting positive use of my student’s extracurricular time;

  • Staying informed about my student’s education and communicating with the school by promptly reading all notices from Dana Middle School or San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) either received by my student or by mail and responding as appropriate;

  • Making an effort to sign up to receive e-blasts;

  • Notifying school office immediately with changes to the emergency contact information (i.e.change of address; new telephone number);

  • Visiting the Dana Middle School website for up-to-date information regarding Dana Middle School at: www.danamiddle.com (Google translation is available);

  • Serving and/or attending, to the extent possible, on advisory groups or committees such as School Site Council, English Language Advisory Committee (ELAC), District Advisory Committee (DAC), Gifted and Talented Education (GATE), Site GovernanceTeam (SGT), Dana Association;

  • Attending school events/functions, such as Back To School Night, Open House, and the Distinguished Lecture Series, to learn more about my student’s educational experience;

  • Volunteering, when available, at Dana Middle School;

  • Understanding that any form of cyber-bullying is unacceptable and accept a zero tolerance cyber-bullying policy;

  • Monitoring student usage of digital tools at home and take advantage of opportunities to educate themselves on Internet safety and digital citizenship.