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  • Schedule Change Request Form

    Student-initiated requests for schedule corrections must be submitted no later than:

    • Hybrid Students: Friday, August 15th at 3:30 pm
    • Duval HomeRoom Students: Tuesday, August 18th at 3:30 pm

    First, refer to the DA 2020-2021 Schedule Change Information Guide for details. (located here)

    Please note that due to the district master scheduling guidelines and the need to schedule by grade levels for the hybrid school days, schedule changes will be limited.

    Only submit ONE scheduling request form. Submission of multiple forms will result in a delayed response.

    An approval or denial of the request will be sent to the students DCPS email address (you may access the student email by going to www.duvalschools.org and clicking OneView, then click Outlook)


    Hybrid Students Schedule Change Form - Click Here


    Duval HomeRoom Schedule Change Form will be made available on the day of Orientation, Monday, August 17th.

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  • *UPDATED - 2020-2021 Drive-Through Orientation Sessions

    Orientation sessions for students attending DA on the hybrid schedule (2-days face-to-face / 3 days virtual) have been scheduled as follows.

    Students who have selected the Duval HomeRoom option will have a separate orientation session


    All orientation sessions will have a drive-through format.  In order to speed the process, please print and sign the attached DA Integrity Statement, and bring it with you to orientation. Select the appropriate date above for more information.

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  • New Transportation Request required for all DA students wishing to ride the bus.

    If your child will be riding the bus to school this year, you will need to register for a bus stop. This is a new process.  Once you register, your child will be assigned to a bus stop based on your home address. Bus stop registration will be available in FOCUS on July 20.

     For updated step-by-step instructions for registering, please click here.  Also available in Spanish or Tagalog.  (Updated 07-30-20)   For other DCPS transportation information, click here.

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  • Parent / Guardian Focus Accounts

    Focus school software is the primary communications tool for all Duval County Public Schools.  Through Focus, parents have access to student grades, progress reports, report cards, attendance records, teacher e-mails and more!  If you don't have a Focus account, please CLICK HERE for instructions to create one.

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    Welcome To DA!

    Douglas Anderson School of the Arts is a Duval County Public School for students grades 9 through 12 with a desire for intensive study in the arts.

    Established as an arts school in 1985, the school attracts students from all parts of North Florida and South Georgia who have talent in dance, instrumental or vocal music, performance or technical theatre, film and video production, creative writing, and visual arts.

    A high academic standard, coupled with a broad arts curriculum, offers students an opportunity to excel in a chosen discipline while preparing them for post-secondary education.


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