Dardanelle Public Schools

Dardanelle Public Schools


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




Dardanelle Middle School has been recognized by the Office for Education Policy at the University of Arkansas as a school where students are “Beating the Odds”!   Students at DMS demonstrated high growth on the ACT Aspire. These growth scores reflect how much students at the school improved from 2016 compared to how much they were expected to grow.


Congratulations to students, teachers, and everyone who helped earn this OEP Beating the Odds award!!




Concession Stand Sign up


Math Tutoring Schedule:


Monday a.m. – Stokes-Room 210

      Monday p.m. – Gilbert-Room 303


      Tuesday a.m. – Fraley-Room 301

      Tuesday p.m. – Gilbert-Room 303


      Wednesday a.m. – Stokes-Room 210

      Wednesday p.m. – Fraley-Room 301


      Thursday a.m. – Fraley-Room 301

      Thursday p.m. – Ross-Room 211


      Friday a.m. – Ross-Room 211


Grade Level Spelling Bees will be held on December 4th
                                    6th - Chancellor's Room
                                    7th - B. Childres's Room
                                     8th - Mashburn's Room







Middle School News

Monthly School Board Meeting

The Dardanelle School Board will meet for their regularly scheduled monthly meetings on the second Monday of each month. However, due to a conflict, the next meeting will be held on the third Monday, December 16, 2019 at 6:00 pm at 102 South Front Street Dardanelle, AR 72834. For additional information, call 479-229-4111.

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