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Mission and Vision

The Buchanan County R-IV School District will provide a quality education in a safe learning environment.

Students at Buchanan County R-IV will grow as individuals having confidence to find their own purpose and become successful members of society through problem solving and independent thinking. In order to achieve this vision, we are committed as educators, students, the school district, and the community to these values:

  • Provide a welcome setting where students feel safe, both emotionally and physically
  • Dedicate ourselves to applying best instructional practices
  • Encourage, challenge and empower students
  • Ensure that all students experience success
  • Model and promote positive character traits
  • Create an engaging, learning environment where successes are celebrated
  • Collaborate as teams to implement our vision

High school and middle school picture retakes will be Wednesday, October 14.
DeKalb High School Alumni Tailgate will be on October 9 at 6:00 p.m. Look for the big tent at the end of the football field.
School will be dismissed at 12:33 p.m. of Friday, October 9 for a teacher workday.
Agriculture Building Open House for the community will be on October 15 from 4-7 pm.  Please come and check out our new facility!
The DHS National Honor Society is sponsoring a Blood Drive on Monday, October 12 from 2:30-6:00 p.m. in the High School Commons. Contact Mr. Wilson at the high school if you would like to donate or you can register online HERE.