David Douglas Online Academy
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Principal’s Message

July 2024

Hello DDOA Families,

Welcome to our website!  Here you will find information on our programming, courses, resources, and opportunities for families.  We offer a comprehensive Kindergarten through 12th grade program and strive to build relationships with each student while working fully online for coursework. 

Kindergarten through 5th grade students continue to have a full time teacher dedicated to their class.  We will be offering monthly in person meet-up activities, quarterly online assemblies and student recognitions throughout the school year. 

Our 6-12 grade students, while working through the Apex curriculum with daily Teacher Connection Times are invited to join our online clubs and groups, as well as take part in their home school activities. DDOA students are eligible to take in person courses, while being enrolled full time with us. Middle School student will participate in an Advisory class. High School students will receive post secondary planning support throughout high school and are encouraged to attend sporting events and social activities at their home school.

By offering in person opportunities, online clubs and activities, and additional support we hope to set ourselves apart from other online schools and ensure that our students are connected to the David Douglas community.

The DDOA team of teachers and staff is excited and eager to work with your student this year.  Please reach out if you have any questions.  As we continue to build this program, we welcome your suggestions and feedback!

Shawna Myers
Principal, David Douglas Online Academy

DDOA School Mission Statement
Expanding access to equitable education for all students in a safe, supportive and rigorous learning environment through a virtual setting.

DDOA School Vision Statement
Every student will grow and thrive socially, emotionally and academically through student accountability, relationships, engagement, and high expectations in an online setting. 

Office Contacts

The DDOA Summer office:
David Douglas High School, Room 309
1001 SE 135th Ave., Portland OR 97233

Email: online_academy@ddsd40.org
Phone: 503-389-0288 (call or text)
Fax: 503-261-0233


Shawna Myers

Head Secretary
Naomi Schneider

Assistant Secretary
Stephanie Torralba

School Counselor
Kim Anderson

DDOA Staff page

School Calendar

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  • 29 Aug

    Back to School Day 12pm-5pm

  • 03 Sep

    First Day of School (6th-12th Grade)

  • 04 Sep

    First Day of School (K-5th Grade)

District Calendar

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  • 08 Aug

    School Board Meeting

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Click "View all" for meeting details

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