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Diegueño Middle School

Diegueno Middle School campus
Diegueno Middle SchoolAt Diegueño Middle School (DNO), all students are provided with a rigorous, challenging, standards-based core curriculum. Assessments are being incorporated into the core curriculum to provide information about student performance levels. Our focus is to meet the needs of all students by providing an environment of excellence and inclusion involving all staff, parents, and students.

We are proud of the efforts of our students, parents, and staff — Team Diegueño — that resulted in Diegueño being recognized twice as a California Distinguished School and twice as a National Blue Ribbon School. We continue to use this team approach to pursue additional ways of providing a positive, safe, academically challenging environment for all students.  At Diegueño Middle School we strive for excellence. Personal growth, student success, and high expectations are integral parts of our philosophy. We are committed to the creation of a safe, nurturing, stimulating environment which fosters open communications, mutual respect, and individual achievement.
Contact Us
2150 Village Park Way
Encinitas, California 92024
Phone: (760) 944-1892
Fax: (760) 944-3717
School Hours
8:15 am - 2:45 pm


Celeste Barnette -
Assistant Principals
Staci Ortiz -