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Dana Middle School Color Guard and Band
Dana Middle School Mariners sign
Dana gym

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.

DMS in the News

Arcadia Unified's Sushi Program

In less than 10 minutes, Arcadia Unified's Nutrition Services team sold out of its spicy tuna rolls it began selling at Arcadia High School in February 2019. Find out more about this exciting offering coming to an Arcadia Unified school near you!
Arcadia Unified Spicy Tuna Rolls

Drama Production

Dana's Theater Arts class is putting on a show! Come see "15 Reasons Not to Be In a Play" on Wednesday, April 24 from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. in the MPR. Tickets are $3 at the door.
a stage and curtains

ASB Elections

ASB elections for the 2019-2020 school year are here! Click on the headline above to find out how to run for office!
A man standing behind a podium


ASB will be selling Yo-Dots during lunch on April 10 and April 24 for $2.50 in the Ship Shop. Yum!
3 packages of Yo-Dots

Leader in Me

Want to see what is happening at Dana related to the Leader in Me? Click on the headline above.
Leader in Me sign with crayons


Our Purpose:
To challenge and inspire students to make a positive and profound impact on their world.