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teacher of the year



Our Principal, Mrs. Goldsmith, welcomes students to a new

school year with placement of door hangers at students’ home



2016-2017 School Hours

Doors Open - 7:45am

Breakfast – 7:45-8:20am

 Classes Begin - 8:30am

 Classes Dismissed - 3:30pm



Lunch Schedule

Kinder - 10:45 – 11:15

1st  Grade - 11:15-11:45

2nd Grade - 11:45  – 12:15

3rd Grade 12:15 – 12:45

4th – 5th  Grade - 12:45 – 1:15


Recess Schedule

Kinder – 11:15 – 11:40

1st Grade 11:45 – 12:10

2nd Grade – 12:15 – -12:40

3rd  Grade – 12:45 – 1:10

4th-5th Grade – 1:15 – 1:40



DPS Mission Statement

Duncan Public Schools is committed to a tradition of excellence where students learn in engaging environments which foster empowerment, service,and lifelong learning.


Our Mission

The mission of Emerson Elementary is every child every day achieves at their highest potential, mastering grade level state standards.  We assess student learning on an ongoing and consistent basis.  We also recognize the uniqueness of each individual child and provide a quality education specific to their needs. 

Every student is a good responsible citizen.  This is accomplished in an environment of trust and respect that fosters positive attitudes toward self, others, work, and responsible citizenship.

Emerson staff, students, parents, and communities commit to providing a comprehensive system of support to ensure success. 



Our Vision

As you enter Emerson Elementary you will see staff, students, and parents who believe that all students can learn and achieve.  We believe our school's vision is to:

  •     Have mutual respect among parents, students, and staff.
  •     Open communication.
  •     Provide a safe and well maintained environment.
  •     Have high expectations and shared responsibility to empower students to accept responsibility for their learning.
  •     Clearly establish goals as a bridge to their career path.


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Breezy in the morning and partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

Contact Information

Emerson Elementary
1200 W. Hickory
Duncan, Oklahoma 73533
Phone: (580) 255-7146
Fax: (580) 252-3515

Emerson PTO


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