Letter from the Superintendent:

Mr. Matt Bakke has served as the Superintendent of the Devils Lake Public Schools since July 1, 2020, becoming the 13th superintendent to lead DLPS. Prior to his arrival in Devils Lake, Mr. Bakke served as Superintendent of the Manvel Public School District and teacher, coach and Title I coordinator/Dean of Students in the Grand Forks Public School District.

Mr. Bakke is a member of the North Dakota Council of Educational Leaders (NDCEL), North Dakota Association of School Administrators (NDASA), and American Association of School Administrators (AASA).  Mr. Bakke also serves on the North Dakota High School Activities Association Board of Directors.

Mr. Bakke is a native of Grand Forks, ND, graduating from Central High School. He holds a bachelor’s degrees in secondary and middle level education, a master’s degree in middle level education, and is currently pursuing his doctorate in educational leadership, all from the University of North Dakota.

Mr. Bakke’s family includes his wife, Melissa, and their three children, Payton, Westen and Jordyn, all members of the Firebird family.

Contact Information: 1601 College Drive North | Devils Lake, ND 58301 | Office - 701-662-7640 | Email - matt.bakke@dlschools.org

Thank you for your continued support of our Mission “To nurture students by supporting their individual growth.”