Hotline 352-541-6230
In case of emergency, dial 911.
Report fraud, waste, abuse, or any suspicious activity on school property (drug-related, criminal, or bullying) either anonymously or by using your name.
Dixie District Schools is not responsible for lost or stolen personal items.

Public Records Request

Online Payment Center

Controlled Open Enrollment

Family Empowerment Scholarship
Contact:  Monica Anguish

Value Added Model (VAM)


Title IX Information
Karen Ganus, District Coordinator
Link to Training

Child Abuse/Sexual Abuse Prevention
Paul Bennett, District Coordinator
Link to Plan

News and Announcements

Dixie District School Board hereby advertises

Sealed Bid 2023‐02 Contracted Services for Grounds Maintenance/Lawn Contractors

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Grounds Maintenance/Lawns Contractors may bid on specified locations as detailed in the bid packet. For each location, bid total must include mowing of all grounds (including fenced retention areas at Ruth Rains Middle School and non‐fenced retention areas at Dixie County High School) and exterior property, trim/weed all areas, weed chemical control of certain areas, limb pickup and removal prior to mowing, and blower clean‐up of all entrances and walkways after mowing and trimming. See complete specifications in the bid packet. Sealed Bid Packets are available at the District Business Office in Old Town or Support Services in Cross City. If you are interested in submitting a bid, you must return it in the official sealed bid envelope provided by the school district prior to deadline of March 31, 2023 at 12 p.m. The School System is closed 3/20/23‐3/24/23 so plan accordingly. Submit bids by courier, U.S. Mail, or deliver in person. Direct all inquiries to Paul Bennett, Director of Safety, Facilities, and Special Projects at (352) 541‐6366 ext. 1.


Negotiations Between Dixie District Schools & Dixie County Education Association
Dolphus Peppers Gymnasium
March 16, 2023 at 4 p.m.

School Board Meeting
April 11, 2023 - 6:00 p.m.
School Board Meeting Facility, 823 SE 349 Highway, Old Town, Florida

2023-2024 VPK Registration


In the upcoming weeks our schools will be hosting state health assessments. These screenings will be for Kindergarten, 1st, 3rd and 6th grade students. They will include vision, hearing, growth (performed in 1st, 3rd and 6th grade) and scoliosis (only performed in 6th grade). All screenings are non-invasive and we will send the results home. Prior to screenings, parents are required to opt-in by signing the Parental Consent for School Health Services form.  If you do not wish for your child to participate in a particular screening, please submit the notification in writing to the school. If you wish to speak to the School Nurse with any questions or concerns related to the screenings please contact Saundra Stephens, RN (352)507-2020.

Registration is open for 2022-2023 ACT Test Dates! 

Please visit for more information. 
We're excited to announce that we've partnered with ESS!
Moving forward, they will be responsible for recruiting,credentialing, hiring,
placing, and managing all substitutes in the district.
For more information, contact Kim Carter at (386)515-2397 or
Please visit or click here to apply today!

Dixie District Schools
Florida Healthy School District

Florida healthy schools award

Mission Statement

Our schools will provide a quality learning environment by providing opportunities through educational planning and community partnerships that ensures student success.


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The Dixie County School District shall not be held liable for any actions taken or omissions made from reliance on any information contained on the web site. The site was developed to provide interested individuals with the latest information about the school system. Great care is taken to ensure that correct and up-to-date information is posted within the site; however, the timeliness and accuracy of the information cannot be guaranteed.

The Dixie County School District shall not be held liable for any actions taken or omissions made from reliance on any information contained in the outside links included on the web site. These links to outside sites are provided as a convenience, but are not a part of the district's web site and are, therefore, not under the control of the school district. Although these sites are reviewed to ensure they contain appropriate content, the Dixie County School District is not responsible for the content or information contained within those sites.

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 Scouts and other identified Title 36 patriotic youth groups as required within 34 C.F.R.108.9.  For assistance, contact Karen Ganus, Director of Human Resources.
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.
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