vision: Dolores School District thrives as a community of passionate students and educators inspiring each other in a respectful environment built on creative learning, shared integrity, and unmistakable kindness.

Mission: Our mission is to provide an educational foundation that fosters personal success for all students through an effective, innovative, and positive learning environment.

2017-2018 School Calendar

Kindergarten Registration April 5, 2018 from Noon to 6 pm at the Elementary School. 


4/24/2018: --Email Outage-- Due to a hardware malfunction, email sent to anyone with an address is not getting to the recipient. We are working to correct this issue and anticipate coming back online sometime later today. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Final 2018-2019 Academic Calendar (Approved 3/8/18)

 Please Click the image above for Detailed calendar view

Please Click the image above for Detailed calendar view

1/17/2018 SWOS/Dolores Clinic Naming Contest

We are seeking your input for a “Doing Business As” name that represents the scope and mission of our clinics. Help us find a name that demonstrates our commitment to providing integrated primary and behavioral health ser-vices to youth of all ages to support their success in the classroom and in life. This name will cover both the clinic at Southwest Open School as well as our new clinic on the Dolores School Campus, opening August 2018!

12/12/2017 Teacher Shortage Crisis

Colorado's Teacher Shortages: Attracting & Retaining Excellent Educators
Teacher Shortages Across the Nation & Colorado
2017 CDE Strategic Plan

9/23/2017 Click the image below to view a slideshow detailing the start of Teddy Bear Preschools new Infant/Toddler Program

8/18/2017: Ribbon cutting ceremony to the new Infant/Toddler building at the Teddy Bear PreSchool! Thank you to everyone that helped make this possible!

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Click image above to watch the presentation



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District Office
100 N. 6th Street
P.O. Box 727
Dolores CO 81323
Phone: 970-882-7255
Fax: 970-882-7685