Quick Links & Important Dates
Note the change in school start and end time:
School begins at 8:05 and ends at 3:00.
Denison High School received recognition as one of America’s Best High Schools in national rankings calculated by the U.S. News and World Report magazine in conjunction with the American Institutes for Research. The annual report ranks public high schools throughout the United States and the District of Columbia based upon college readiness, math and reading proficiencies, as well as student/teacher ratios. 31,242 public high schools from across the nation were ranked based on an analysis of their service to all their students and not just those who are college bound. Testing data was also measured for academic outcomes which showed the school to be successfully educating students across a range of performance indicators.
Denison High School was shown to have a student to teacher ratio of 17:1, a 77% proficiency rate in math and an 82% proficiency rate in reading. The school is only one of 86 in the state of Iowa to be recognized and receive a Bronze Award.
Dates to Remember
Early Releases - These are 2 hours early releases!
December 23 - Holiday Early Release
September 7 - Labor Day
October 30 - P/T Conference Trade Off Day
November 25-27 - Thanksgiving Break
December 24-January 1 - Holiday Vacation
August 5-7 School Registration
August 24 - First Day of School
Week of October 26 - Parent/Teacher Conf.
October 23 - End First Quarter
December 23 - End Second Quarter & Semester
Technology & 1:1 Initiative - Click Here
Meal Charge Plan - Changes in effect 2/1/2013
Meal Plan Change Information - English
Meal Plan Change Information - Spanish
High School Class Schedules
Early release, late start & block schedules - view
Throwback from 2014-2015 End of the Year
Mr. Ratliff - He has the moves......
Information and interesting links to assist with you parenting needs - view
2015-2016 School Calendar
Calendar that includes inservice, vacation, early outs and semester events
Helpful Reference Documents