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About Deming Public Schools
About Deming Public Schools
Deming Public Schools is a public school district headquartered in Deming, New Mexico. It is the fifteenth largest school district in New Mexico. Located 33 miles north of the US-Mexico border, it serves the City of Deming, the village of Columbus as well as other areas in rural Luna County.

The Deming district has 12 schools: one Pre-K school; six elementary schools; one sixth-grade school; one middle school (7th-8th); two high schools; and one college preparatory high school. DPS has 6 multi-age JUMP classrooms (K-2nd) in 4 elementary schools. The district also offers bilingual/dual-language programs and Preschool on many campuses.

Student enrollment is approximately 5,200 students.

Deming Public Schools is the largest employer in Luna County with approximately 813 employees.

District Mission Statement:
The Board of Education, staff, and community join forces to provide a high quality, comprehensive education for all Deming Public Schools students so that they will have the opportunity to prepare themselves to become productive, responsible, and culturally enriched citizens allowing them to meet the challenges of an ever-changing, global society.
IMPORTANT SAFETY UPDATES, District News, and Information
High School Laptop Pick-Up Dates

Deming Public Schools provides laptops for all high school students for an annual computer usage fee. All students and parents must complete and sign the Parent-Student Notebook Computer Use Agreement form before students can pick-up their laptops from their respective high school. Students or parents may bring completed form and payment, on or before the distribution dates for their respective class to Deming High School (DHS) Administration Offices and Early College High School (ECHS) to obtain payment receipt. Mimbres Valley High School (MVHS) students will pick-up laptops at Deming High School.
Laptop Distribution Dates

Date School and Class
July 25-26 DHS and MVHS Freshman
July 26 ECHS All Classes
July 29 DHS and MVHS Seniors
July 30 DHS and MVHS Juniors
July 31 DHS and MVHS Sophomores
August 1-2 Make-ups

Time for laptop pick-up all dates: 8:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

If students do not have a completed User Agreement form and payment receipt, they will be unable to pick-up a laptop. The Parent-Student Notebook Computer Use Agreement form and the Payment Plan Agreement form are available on the school website or www.demingps.org.

Payment Methods:

1. Pay only $40.00 if payment is completed via Infinite Campus and bring completed User Agreement form. If you do not have a parent account, one may be created starting July 22 with Deming High School Registrar Office or Ms. Luna at Early College High School. This is the preferred method of payment.

2. Pay full amount of $50.00, if payment is not through Infinite Campus, with completed User Agreement form.

3. Complete Payment Plan Agreement and make a $10 minimum payment and complete User Agreement form. If partial payment is made, and student is a Senior, then it must be paid in full prior to graduation, in order to receive their diploma. For all other students, the full fee must be paid by the end of the school year so student can obtain laptop next school year.



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By Deming Public School District Admin

Announcement from the Deming Public Schools Truancy Office
At Deming Public Schools, we recognize that attendance is vital for student’s academic success. In order to achieve this goal, we need your support. We are excited to announce that parents now have the option to email their child’s excuse to the schools attendance office.
Simply go to your student’s school website and click on the email link listed. Each school’s attendance clerk will check the email daily and verify with the parent that they sent the email.
Email addresses listed below:
____ ___ ____ ___ ____ ___ ____ _______
En las Escuelas Públicas de Deming, reconocemos que la asistencia es vital para el éxito académico
de los estudiantes. Para lograr este objetivo, necesitamos su apoyo. Estamos encantados de anunciar que los padres ahora tienen la opción de enviar por correo electrónico la excusa de su hijo a la oficina de asistencia de la escuela.
Simplemente vaya al sitio web de la escuela de su estudiante y haga clic en el enlace de correo electrónico que se indica. El empleado de asistencia de cada escuela revisará el correo electrónico diariamente y verificará con el padre que envió el correo electrónico.
Las direcciones de correo electrónico se enumeran a continuación:
Bataan Elementary: bat.attend@demingps.org

Bell Elementary: bell.attend@demingps.org

Chaparral Elementary: chap.attend@demingps.org

Columbus Elementary: col.attend@demingps.org

Memorial Elementary: mem.attend@demingps.org

Ruben S. Torres Elementary: rst.attend@demingps.org

Deming Intermediate School: dis.attend@demingps.org

Red Mountain Middle School: rmms.attend@demingps.org

Deming High School: dhs.attend@demingps.org

Mimbres Valley High School: mvhs.attend@demingps.org

Early College High School: echs.attend@demingps.org