Welcome to Derby High School!

hamblinwithflagMessage from Principal Tim Hamblin
Derby Public Schools Mission Statement
The mission of Derby Public Schools is to create and maintain a learning environment that ensures every student will attain a high level of personal growth and academic achievement. We commit to using progressive and appropriate teaching strategies and individual guidance to inspire students to become lifelong learners and productive members of a global society.

News & Announcements

Seeking Community Input in Superintendent Search
tellusThe Board of Education gave direction at its February 13 meeting to seek feedback on  the type of superintendent the community wants to lead Derby Public  Schools. The Kansas Association of School Boards (KASB) will be assisting  our district in gathering public input. KASB will conduct a series of  characteristics focus group sessions with the community, students, teachers, classified staff and administration to obtain input on what others view as desirable traits of the new leader. KASB has also provided an online survey that will open at 9:00PM on February 13 and close at midnight on February 19. Click HERE to view more details and access survey.


Thursday, Feb. 16th is the last day of Spring Parent/Teacher Conferences at DHS! Conferences will run from 7:30-11:30a.m. and 12:30-3:30p.m. Teachers will be available to meet with parents in the commons.


HERE to read the latest edition of Panther Pause, your Derby High School newsletter!

tutoring signFREE TUTORING - Mondays and Thursdays, 3:15 - 6:15 p.m., DHS Media Center. Students MUST bring their IDs. An activity bus is provided at 4:45 p.m. at the student entrance and at 6:00 p.m. at the weight room entrance for students who need bus transportation. Click HERE for more information. 

megaphoneDid you know you can find all the daily announcements online? Click HERE or you can always find them under the Students menu at the top of the page.


ATTENDANCE OFFICE: Parents calling to check out their student or excuse an absence should call the Attendance Office directly at (316) 788-8522. Thank you.

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