Dardanelle Public Schools

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2306 North State Hwy. 7
Dardanelle, AR  72834
Phone (479) 229-4550 | Fax (479) 229-1697

John David Keeling, Principal
Bobby Rehm, Assistant Principal

DMS Mission Statement:

Dardanelle Middle School’s mission

is to create life-long learners and globally responsible citizens

through a partnership of students, families, staff and community.

We want to inspire all students to apply the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary

to become creative problem solvers, to achieve personal success

and to contribute to our diverse and dynamic world.




Lizards LEAD

Lifelong Learners

Empower and Inspire to Apply Knowledge

Achieve Personal Goals

Develop Responsible Global Citizens











2017-2018 School Supply Lists



Dardanelle Middle School


Opening of School Information


Dardanelle Middle School will open its doors to sixth, seventh and eighth graders for the first day of the 2017-2018 school year on Monday, August 14th. In order to begin with a full day of uninterrupted classes, DMS Principal John David Keeling announces the following preschool activities and encourages students and parents to participate.


On Wednesday, July 26th, eighth graders may pick up their schedules from 8:30-11:30  and seventh graders may pick up their class schedules from 12:30-3:30. On Thursday,  July 27th sixth grade can come from 8:30-11:30 to pick up their schedules. Students will also receive their locker assignments for a $5.00 fee.


Eighth Grade July 26th 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM


Seventh Grade July 26th 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM


Sixth Grade July 27st 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM


Sixth grade students and their parents are invited to an orientation / open house Tuesday,  August the 8th starting at 6:00 PM at the middle school.


Seventh and eighth grade students and their parents are invited to attend an open house  on Thursday, August 10th from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the middle school.


Transfer students are encouraged to enroll at the Dardanelle Middle School office as soon as possible so that their schedules will be ready prior to the first day of school. The office is open daily. Birth certificates and immunization records are necessary for enrollment.

Questions may be directed to the DMS office at 479-229-4550.
































Middle School News

Monthly School Board Meeting

The Dardanelle School Board will meet for their regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 7:00 pm in the Parent Center at 209 Cedar Street Dardanelle, AR 72834. For additional information, call 479-229-4111.

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