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About Dana

Dana Middle School is a 2013 California Distinguished School and a 1997-1998 Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.  The Dana Middle School community holds high expectations for all of its members. Our purpose is to create responsible citizens with a lifelong passion for learning and excellence. Through a variety of educational experiences, we strive to develop self reliance, integrity, and respect for others.

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Coronavirus Update and Information

We are continuing to closely monitor the novel coronavirus and want to provide you with an update and the very latest information. Click the link above for the latest information.
Flu prevention infographic


It's soccer season for Dana's 210 league teams! Click on the headline above to view the schedules so you can cheer on our Mariners!
soccer ball

New Beginnings for Arcadia Unified's Dana Drill Team

Bright red flags swirling high in the air can be spotted down Arcadia’s Louise Avenue as the Dana Middle School Drill Team prepared for its competitive season with a fresh face on the lead: new Drill Team director, Joseph Kidd. Read more here!
Dana Middle School Drill Team

Dana News

Want to know everything that's happening at Dana? Click on the headline above to watch our student-produced news broadcast!
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Book Fair

Mar 9
Time: 12:32 PM – 1:12 PM
Location: Library
Our Purpose:
To challenge and inspire students to make a positive and profound impact on their world.