Marvin A. Dutcher Middle School Home


On behalf of Dutcher Middle School, thank you for visiting our website. As you will quickly discover, DMS is one of the district's finest schools. We are fortunate to have a community that values education and supports our efforts and our students’ efforts to achieve greatness. The purpose of this website is to provide the students, staff, parents, and community of Turlock with information about our school. This website will be updated on a regular basis. If there are any questions that are not answered on this site, please contact our school office at (209) 667-8817. 

TUSD Wants and Needs Your Feedback!

Turlock Unified School District is in the midst of revising our current Local Control Accountability Plans while planning for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 school years.  To help in our efforts, we would appreciate your specific feedback related to education at TUSD and prioritizing the State's Eight Priorities accordingly. TUSD is hoping to collect as much input from all stakeholders as possible so that our plans represent our students, staff, parents, and community and provide for the greatest amount of access, opportunity, and learning for all students in Turlock.  

Please take a moment to complete the applicable survey:

All Staff:

Students in Grades 7-12:

Parents/Community Members:


Upcoming Events

Mon., Apr. 27th

Promotion Ticket Sales Begin


Wed., Apr. 29th

Track @ Blaker-Kinser – 3:30 p.m. (Ceres)


Fri., May 1st

Band/Choir Trip to Great America


Sat., May 2nd

Orchestra Trip to Diablo College/6 Flags


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TUSD Family Link

TUSD Family Link  is a new, online resource that will allow parents and/or students to access attendance, demographic data, grades, transcript information, and graduation status.  TUSD Family Link is secure - it is only accessible by knowing a student's ID number, telephone number, and verification code (included in a letter mailed home February 10, 2011).  Click Create New Account to get started. 

TUSD Family Link 


Yearbook Information


$55.00 from Sept. 19, 2014- 2014- January 31, 2015*

$60.00 from February 1, 2015 – April 30, 2015

$65.00 from May 1, 2014 – May 29, 2015*

*Yearbooks are on sale until we sell out.

2014-2015 Yearbook Ad

order online:

Today: 4/26/15

Activity Calendar


The mission of Dutcher Middle School, a vibrant, distinguished and diverse school of choice, is to ensure that all students will transition with the academic and social skills necessary to be successful in high school by partnering with families and the community to provide highly engaging, comprehensive and research-validated instruction within a safe and compassionate environment which will prepare them for the complexity of our global society.

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School Accountability Report Card

To review the School Accountability Report Card for this school:

SARC - English

SARC - Español

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