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Special Education

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Special Education Department




Dayton ISD Special Education Mission Statement

The mission of the

Dayton ISD Special Education Department

is to provide support and guidance to promote

inclusive settings and collaborative environments,

maintain compliance, and ensure quality

services for student success.


Notice of Special Education Records Destruction

Attention Parents/Guardians, Former Students, Eligible (Adult) Students:

  • Special Education records which have been collected by Dayton Independent School District (DISD) related to the identification, evaluation, educational placement, or the provision of Special Education in the district, must be maintained under state and federal laws for a period of five years after Special Education services have ended for the student. Special Education services end when the student is no longer eligible for services, graduates, moves from the district, and/or completes his or her educational program. 

  • This notification is to inform parents/guardians and former students of DISD’s intent to destroy the Special Education records of students who were no longer receiving Special Education services and who meet the criteria laid out by Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

  • These records will be destroyed in accordance with state law unless the parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student notifies the school district otherwise by July 29th . 

  • You may request these records by doing one of the following:

  • Email your request to (please include the Student Name, DOB, and details of the records you are requesting).

  • Call 936-367-7380 to request the records via telephone, our records clerk can be reached at EXT. 1603. 

  • Proof of identity (photo ID) will be required for records to be released.



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