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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

Elementary MAP testing schedule.
DeKalb High School Graduation will be held on Sunday, May 10 at 2:00 p.m. in the gymnasium. Baccalaureate services will be held on Wednesday, May 6 at 6:30 p.m. at Rushville Christian Church.
There will be a girls softball skills development clinic at DeKalb High School on May 5-7 for girls entering grades 3-6 next year. For more information and the enrollment form, click HERE.