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  • Dr. Diana Greene announces proposed plans for returning to school. Click here to read more.

    To see return to school information specific to Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, Click here.



  • *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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  • Class of 2021 Senior Portraits

    Attention Seniors - Don't get left out of the yearbook! You can now schedule your Senior portrait sessions through Cady Studios and take advantage of a limited time promotion.  Don't delay.  Log in here.

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  • Refund Contact Information

    Parents & Guardians - Please complete the linked form so that any refund that is due to your student can be mailed to the correct mailing address.  All refund checks must be made out to the parent/guardian.  No checks will be issued to students.  Please CLICK HERE to access the form. Refunds will be distributed as soon as the money from associated vendors is returned to the school.  We will send messages out when refunds are being mailed so families can be on the lookout for the checks.   Thank you.

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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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