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Dutcher Middle School
1441 Colorado Avenue
Turlock, California 95380
(209) 667-8817




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. 

Upcoming Events

DMS Summer Office Hours

8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Closed 12 pm – 1pm for Lunch)
Office Closed
June 29th – July 24th

Thurs., Aug. 13th

First Day of School

Mon., August 10th

Rhumba Round-up

Information will be mailed home


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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: 8/2/15

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.

Box Tops for Education

School Accountability Report Card

To review the School Accountability Report Card for this school:

SARC - English

SARC - Español

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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. 

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