• Board Candidate Filing Dates
    The Dallas County R-I Board Candidate filing will open at 8:00 a.m. on December 7, 2021 and will close on December 28, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.  District office will be closed to the public December 17, 2021, at 1:15 p.m., through December 28, 2021, at noon, for winter break and on any day when school is canceled due to inclement weather.  District office will be open on December 28, 2021, from noon to 5pm.

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  • Test to Stay Protocol

    If a student is identified to be exposed to a Covid positive, parents will be contacted to determine whether the parent wants to participate in the Test to Stay option. Parents can give permission for their student to be tested three time within the next seven days and stay at school with negative results and wearing a face covering. If a parent chooses to not have their child tested, the student will quarantine for 10 days. Covid tests can be administered in the school nurses offices free of charge. If you have questions, you may contact your child’s school building.

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  • Picture Retakes Thursday, November 4
    Picture retakes will be Thursday morning, November 4, 2021.  Parents can order pictures online at with the following school codes:
    Mallory Elementary EVT4MQ3KK
    Buffalo Prairie Middle School EVTB82VJP
    Buffalo High School  EVTCHP8PC

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  • Lifetouch Picture Orders
    Student school pictures can be ordered online at Use the code from the picture package or the proof reminder. Picture retakes are scheduled for Thursday, November 4, 2021 at all school buildings.

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  • DCR1 Releases Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services Plan
    The Dallas County School District Board of Education met in special work session, Thursday, August 12. The Board of Education came to consensus on the implementation of a Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services Plan.  The current plan could change as the school district continues to monitor the active Covid-19 cases in Dallas County. SRCSP

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  • Coming Soon . . .
    Coming soon . . . The first day of classes in DCR1 is Tuesday, August 31, 2021. Families will again be asked to complete back to school registration online prior to the start of school. Registration will open at 8 a.m., Monday, August 2, 2021 and should be completed by Friday, August 6. Students new to the district will complete the New Student Quick  Registration. For more information visit the Parent Channel, 2021-22 Back to School Registration section on the website. BACK TO SCHOOL REGISTRATION INFORMATION

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  • Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services Plan (SRCSP)
    DCR1 has released its Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services Plan. SRCSP

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  • Bus Drivers Needed
    Watch this video to learn about the benefits of becoming a school bus driver in the Dallas County School District. Apply at the transportation department located at 1323 S. Ash Street, Buffalo, MO or call 417-345-2899.

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  • New DCTC Construction Project Video Tour
    Check out this video tour of the new Dallas County Technical Center project. We are so excited about the progress of the project. The new center will open Fall 2021.  Thank you to the Dallas County community for investing in the career and technical training of students.  VIDEO TOUR

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  • DCR1 Increase Substitute Teacher Pay
    The Dallas County R-1 School District Board of Education voted to increase the pay for substitute teachers to $100 per day. The district raised the salary to be competitive with surrounding school districts and motivate individuals to pursue the job. The school district is in great need for substitute teachers. The job description can be found on the website. Qualifications include maintaining an active Missouri Teacher Certification or maintaining an active Missouri Substitute Teacher Certification, requested through the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). More information about substitute teacher certification can be found at their website  The substitute teacher must have a minimum of 60 college hours or be at least 21 years of age. If candidates don’t meet the 60 college hours qualification, they may complete the new DESE substitute teacher online training program. More information can be found at the link provided. You may also, email

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  • Go Guardian and Canvas Parent Apps
    Your school has just granted you access to GoGuardian Parent, a mobile app to help keep parents/guardians aware of your children's activity on school-issued devices and provide you with additional controls during out-of-school hours. GoGuardian Parent is a companion to the classroom management and internet filtering tools that your child's school uses for devices issued to students. Through the use of this app, we hope to encourage more open and honest conversations between parents and children that will result in safer practices and responsible browsing habits.

    Your school has also granted you access to Canvas Parent App. Canvas Parent App is another app that enhances the potential for parents to engage in their
    children's education. Parents can review upcoming or past assignments, check on grades, and receive alerts for student activity. Parents can use the Canvas Parent app on Android devices using Android 6.0 or later and iOS devices using iOS 12.0 or later. GO GUARDIAN AND CANVAS PARENT APPS INFORMATION


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  • CMH Offers Sports Physicals and Wellness Exams
    CMH will be offering sports physicals and wellness exams July 22, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and August 6, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.  FLYER

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  • School Supply Project
    Local Honeysuckle Road Boutique owner, Sammi McCleary and BPMS teacher, Julie Thomas have initiated a project to collect local donations to sponsor classrooms of school supplies. Some classrooms have already been sponsored. The project continues to collect donations to hopefully cover all classrooms from PK-8th grade.  You will find a list of classrooms sponsored HERE. Parents will find out their children’s teachers after completing the back to school registration beginning August 3. If you or your business would like to donate to the project, supplies and/or monetary donations can be dropped off at Honeysuckle Road Boutique, 1336 S. Ash Street, Buffalo, MO. CLASSROOMS SPONSORED

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