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Dr. Seuss School Spirit Week 

February 29th - March 4th is Dr. Seuss Week!  In honor of Dr. Seuss, Dexter is having a school spirit week. The following are the themes for each day:

  • 2/29 - "Cat in the Hat" Crazy Hat/Hair Day
  • 3/1 - "Thing 1, Thing 2 Day" Favorite Seuss Character Day
  • 3/2 - "What Do You Want to Be?" Career Day
  • 3/3 - "1 Fish 2 Fish, Red Fish Blue Fish" Wear Your Favorite Color
  • 3/4 Spirit Friday Wear your Dexter colors, red white and blue!

Valentine Gram Sales

Show your friends some love this Valentine's Day with Dexter PTO's Valentine Gram Sales!  Sales will begin on February 1st and will end on the 10th.  Delivery will be on the 11th.  Valentine Grams are $1 each or 6 for $5!


February 16 -22, 2016, students in grades three through five at Dexter Elementary will take the TerraNova standardized achievement assessments. These assessments are used throughout Department of Defense Schools. The TerraNova includes assessments in reading, language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.  Testing will begin each day at 9:15 a.m. For more information about the TerraNova please, see the attached parent letter.

Ft. Benning Schools Redistricting Question Form

As many parents know, Ft. Benning is about to go through some redistricting. We know you may have many questions regarding this matter. If you would like to ask the Ft. Benning District Office a question, you can submit it through the Ft. Benning Schools Redistricting Questionnaire.

The District Office will make every effort to answer all of your questions and address your concerns.

School and Office Hours


7:30 am - 4:00 PM


8:15 am - 3:45 PM


  • M, W, Th, F:  AM Class 9:00 - 11:30 AM,  PM Class 1:00 - 3:30 PM
  • Tuesday:  AM Class 9:00 -10:45 AM,  PM Class 12:30 - 2:15 PM

  K - 5
  • M, W, Th, F:  9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Tuesday:  9:00 AM - 2:15 PM

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Recent News

Dexter Gets Heart Healthy With Cupid Run

Dexter Elementary students, parents and teachers braved the cold on Friday February 5, 2016 to participate in "Cupid Run." Read More...

Dexter Elementary Holds Parent University Night

Dexter Elementary School held its first Parent University night Jan. 26 to educate parents about the many resources open to their students. Read More...

Dexter PTO and PIE Come Out to Support Reindeer Run

On Friday, December 04, 2015 Dexter Elementary School held a Reindeer Run and Canned Food Drive event. Read More...

Dexter Elementary Students Benefit from PIE

Each Tuesday, soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 10th Field Artillery Regiment, work with students at Dexter Elementary School as a part of its Partners in Education program. Read More...

Faculty, Parents, Students and PIE Host Dexter Pink Run

On Friday October 2nd Dexter Elementary School held a “Dexter Pink Run” event to raise awareness for breast cancer. Read More...

Dexter ES

99 Yeager Ave, Bldg 1400
Fort Benning, GA 31905-6522

Phone: (706) 545-3424
Fax: (706) 545-9106

DSN Phone: 835-3424

It is the responsibility of the parents or guardians to notify the school every time a student is absent.

Our Mission

To provide a safe and supportive learning environment enabling military children to develop to their fullest potential.  We offer all students the opportunity to achieve the skills and confidence necessary to develop into independent thinkers - capable of creating a vision for their future.

Our Vision

We learn from the past to create our own future.

Writing Goal 

By May 2016, all students will improve in writing by applying writing strategies and integrating their writing across the curriculum.

Math Goal

By May 2016, all students will improve in math by using models, math tools, games, writing, and vocabulary to solve mathematical problems.