FAMILY  RESOURCES
Hot Spots are available for student use in the front parking lots at Old Town Elementary School, Ruth Rains Middle School, and Dixie County High School. They are also available at First District Community Center and Jena Library. Students log in with school credentials.

HOTLINE 352-541-6230

Report fraud, waste, abuse, or any suspicious activity on school propery
(drug-related, criminal, or bullying) either anonymously or by using your name.

Dixie District schools, in partnership with the Dixie County Health Department provide health education In accordance with Florida Senate bill 1003.42 (n) which requires:

” Comprehensive health education that addresses concepts of community health; consumer health; environmental health; family life, including an awareness of the benefits of sexual abstinence as the expected standard and the consequences of teenage pregnancy; mental and emotional health; injury prevention and safety; Internet safety; nutrition; personal health; prevention and control of disease; and substance use and abuse. The health education curriculum for students in grades 7 through 12 shall include a teen dating violence and abuse component that includes, but is not limited to, the definition of dating violence and abuse, the warning signs of dating violence and abusive behavior, the characteristics of healthy relationships, measures to prevent and stop dating violence and abuse, and community resources available to victims of dating violence and abuse.”

Any student whose parent makes written request to the school principal shall be exempted from the teaching of reproductive health or any disease, including HIV/AIDS, its symptoms, development, and treatment. A student so exempted may not be penalized by reason of that exemption. Course descriptions for comprehensive health education shall not interfere with the local determination of appropriate curriculum which reflects local values and concerns.
NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION (School Board Policy 2.16)
The School Board of Dixie County is committed to the principle and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action.  The School Board of Dixe County complies with the letter and spirit of federal, state and local laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and/or harassment based on race, color, religion, political affiliation, national origin, sex, disability, age, marital status or social and family background.  Employment and educational opportunities for students, employees and applicants are provided under the principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.  The Board will provide equal access to its facilities to the Boy Scounts and other identified Title 36 patriotic youth groups as required within 34 C.F.R.108.9.  For assistance, contact Karen Ganus, Director of Elementary and Secondary Education, 352-541-6339 or fax 352-541-6342.
SECTION 504 / ADA POLICY STATEMENT
It is the policy of the Board of Education to provide a free and appropriate public education to each disabled student within its jurisdiction, regardless of the nature or severity of the disability.  It is the intent of the district to ensure the students who are disabled within the definition of Section 504 / ADA of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 are identified, evaluated and provided with appropriate educational services.  Students may be disabled even though they do not require services under this policy pursuant to the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).  Due process rights of disabled students and their parents under Section 504 will be enforced.  For assistance, contact Alexa Mills, Director of ESE & Student Services, 352-541-6335 or fax 352-541-6341.
Contact Us

Main Number
(352)541-6250


Superintendent’s Office
(352)541-6231


Transportation
(352)541-6233