In April of this year, the Dubuque School Board voted to approve a goal of moving to a two middle school model by fall 2026,  with a focus on creating feeder schools to the district’s two public high schools.  Here's your chance to hear what the Board has been discussing.

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The district is currently working with INVISION Architecture, an Iowa-based firm, on conducting a study and plan development. The Dubuque Community School District will host an informational meeting on the district’s middle school consolidation study on Thursday, Sept. 22, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Forum, 2300 Chaney Road.

The study includes feedback from a variety of constituent groups throughout the process, including a series of community informational meetings. The first half of the meeting will feature a presentation, followed by the opportunity for attendees to ask questions at a variety of topic-based stations during the meeting’s second half. The planning team from INVISION, the firm conducting the study, as well as district staff will be on hand to present and answer questions.


This is the first community meeting, with another to be held in October, to discuss the middle school planning process and intent, the state of the three current district middle schools, and a review of data and benchmarking information.

It will also include an early update on the consolidation study progress to date and a chance for attendees to provide feedback to inform the study moving forward.

For those unable to attend, the presentation content will be shared on the district website at following the meeting.

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