Departments

Durant High School Air Quality Reports

Based on reports from two independent consultants, Durant High School has been deemed well within acceptable air quality levels.  However, the district has taken additional measures to ensure the health and safety of our students and staff.  Detailed reports, linked below, indicate the air quality is very good and is at or better than outdoor air quality.  Also there is no presence of black mold. 

 

Delta-T Ltd Report

BioCheck Corp Air Quality Report

BioCheck Summary

Durant ISD Administration

Dear Students, Parents, Employees and friends of Durant Schools,

The Durant School Board and I would like to welcome you! We believe there is no more important work done in our society than that of educating our children. Our commitment to the community is to promote every educational opportunity for our students while providing a safe and nurturing environment for all. We are proud of our school district and the collaborative efforts made in and out of the classroom that impact our students for a lifetime.

Browse our website to find schedules, policies, and information about our schools and activities. I invite you to learn more about Durant ISD and join us at our many events throughout the year, as we continue to provide opportunities to showcase our district. Please feel free to contact us if we can be of service to you.

Once a Lion, Always a Lion!

 

Duane Merideth

Kenny Chaffin

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Superintendent of Schools

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Assistant Superintendent of Schools

 

Location and hours of operation

The District Administration Office is located at 1323 Waco, on the corner of North Washington Avenue and Waco Street, and houses the Superintendent's offices, Human Resources & Finance, Educational Services and Indian Education. Central Auxiliary Services is located just East of the Administration office and houses Central Enrollment, Child Nutrition and Professional Development services.

Both office are open Mondays through Thursdays between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm, and close at 4:00 pm on Friday. The central offices are closed for school holidays and on Fridays during June and July.

 


 

District Administration Office Staff

Superintendent's Office

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Educational Services

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Human Resources and Finance Departments

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Technology Department

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Public Relations

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Indian Education

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Maintenance & Transportation (off-site)

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Central Auxiliary Services

Central Enrollment

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Child Nutrition Department

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Contact Information

Durant Independent School District
1323 Waco Street
Durant, Oklahoma 74701

(580) 924-1276 (voice)
(580) 924-6019 (fax)

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Board of Education

Representing the local Durant Community

 

Function of the Board

The Durant Board of Education is a legislative body of five (5) members elected by a vote of the district. The board of education derives its authority from state law. The board's power is judicial and legislative, and the superintendent elected by the board serves as its executive officer. When not in legal session, a board member has no legal authority whatsoever.

The legislative function of the board is to make plans and policies, select the superintendent, and delegate to the superintendent the placing of plans and policies into operation, and provide the financial means for their achievement.

The judicial function of the board is to hear and resolve hearings, grievances, disciplinary appeals, public complaints and other actions of a judicial nature.

Board and District Policy Manual

 


 

Current Board Members

Jim Hodson
President
Joyce Northcutt
Vice-President
Nate Morrison
Member
Brian Bond
Member
David Jones
Member
Kelly Dillard
Clerk

 


 

Board Meetings

Regular board meetings are held each month at the District Central Administration Building Conference Room. If a meeting date falls on a holiday, the meeting will be held on the following night. Special meeting may be called as need arises. The public is always invited to regularly scheduled open board meetings.

Meeting Date Location Time Agenda Meeting Recap
November 13, 2017 Durant ISD Admin Office 5:30 pm Agenda  
         
         

 


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Contact Information

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(580) 924-1276

Human Resources/Employment Opportunities

 

Employment in the Durant School District

If you are interested in working for Durant ISD, all applications are managed through our recruitment web portal. Applications may be submitted online and  will receive e-mail notification when the application for employment is complete in the portal. Applicants may also sign up for employment alerts.

 


 

Certified Personnel Requirements

Certified employees are all teachers (not teacher assistants) and administrators. The District requires that all personnel holding these positions are certified by the State of Oklahoma to do so.

Duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of all certified employees

 


 

Durant Education Association & Negotiated Agreement

The Board of Education recognizes the Durant Education Association as the representative unit consisting of all certified and licensed employees, excluding administrators, of the Durant Independent School District.

Each year, the Board of Education and the Durant Education Association negotiate an agreement concerning the employment, compensation, evaluation, and termination of certified district faculty.

Negotiated Agreement

 


 

District RFP's

The Board of Education of the Durant Independent School District would like to advertise the following Request for Proposals. Bids must meet the requirements of the specifications listed. All addenda, if issued, will be posted with the bid documentation below.

 


 

Contact Information

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(580) 924-1276