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Help your child succeed in Preschool and Kindergarten by building the habit of good attendance! Showing up on time every day is essential to your child’s success and learning. Please click the button below for more information regarding the importance of attendance.

Dickinson Backpack Program

The Dickinson BackPack program is a food program intended to help alleviate childhood hunger on weekends and school breaks by filling your child's backpack with kid-friendly, shelf-stable food. The program is FREE. 

Please contact the Central Administration Offices for more information 701-456-0002

Students packing snacks for the backpack program


Dickinson Public Schools offers optional bus transportation for our families who live within the Dickinson Public School District. Please visit the transportation department page for registration instructions, bus zones and more information. 

DPS Children Bookmobile

The Dickinson Public School’s Children Bookmobile will be ready to roll this summer! This free event is open to any family with children ages 0-5th grade. Activities include interactive read-aloud, crafts, games, and the DPS bookmobile. Information and summer dates are coming soon!

DPS Pantry

The DPS Pantry is open to families with a child attending Dickinson Public Schools. Run by the School Social Workers, they offer food, clothing, winter apparel, and more. The DPS Pantry is located at the Hagen Building and is open every Tuesday from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Free & Reduced Lunch

The National School Lunch Program is a federally assisted meal program operating in public schools. It provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost, or free lunches each school day. 

Parent & Family Resource Center

The West Dakota Parent & Family Resource Center (WDPFRC), established in 1997, is a collaborative partnership with parents and communities providing skills, resources and support through education to families in Region VIII. Please visit the WDPFRC page for more information. 

Regional After School Program (RASP)

The Regional After School Program (RASP) provides educational after school programming to qualifying public school students in grades K-6. RASP assists students by providing academic support to children of working parents in the program (homework assistance, enhanced learning opportunities, safe and affordable after-school care).

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