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First Day of School SY17-18

The first day of school for students in Grades K-5 will be August 1st.  We hope to see you there!

Sneak-a-Peek

Want to see your new classroom?  Dexter Elementary will host the SY17-18 Sneak-a-Peek on July 31st from 2:45-3:45.  We hope to see you there!

Dexter Book Exchange

The book exchange is now set up in the information center! Children can bring in a book to exchange for a new one to read. The media center is accepting both new and gently used books for the exchange. The book exchange is strictly voluntary and is accessible to students throughout the school day with teacher permission.

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    Dexter Awarded Two Grants at This Year's Ceremony

    Herbert J. Dexter Elementary School was one of this year’s Community Grant recipients at the annual Community Spouses’ Club Scholarship & Community Grants Award Reception. Learn More

  • Permanent Link to Dexter Students Celebrate the End of the School Year with Song and Dance

    Dexter Students Celebrate the End of the School Year with Song and Dance

    On the evening of Tuesday, May 9th 2017 Dexter’s Music Teacher Ms. R invited parents, teachers and students to attend the Dexter Elementary School Spring Musical Program. Learn More

  • Permanent Link to Dexter Elementary Students Celebrate Physical Fitness with Annual Field Day

    Dexter Elementary Students Celebrate Physical Fitness with Annual Field Day

    On Friday, May 12th, Dexter Elementary School held their Annual Field Day. Learn More

  • Permanent Link to Dexter Students Participate in Hands on Activities During STEM Week

    Dexter Students Participate in Hands on Activities During STEM Week

    From April 24th - 28th, students at Dexter Elementary School participated in STEM Week, a celebration of scientific discovery with a focus on STEM activities (Science Technology Engineering and Math). Learn More

  • Permanent Link to DoDEA Celebrates 70th Anniversary

    DoDEA Celebrates 70th Anniversary

    The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) celebrates its 70th anniversary during the 2016-2017 School Year, continuing the tradition of excellence in education that began on October 14, 1946. Learn More

School and Office Hours

Office

7:30 am - 4:00 PM

Teachers

8:15 am - 3:45 PM

Students

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

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Dexter ES

99 Yeager Ave, Bldg 1400
Fort Benning, GA 31905-6522
P: (706) 545-3424
F: (706) 545-9106
DSN-P: 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 2017, all students will improve in writing by applying the writing process and integrating their writing across the curriculum.

Math Goal

By May 2017, all students will improve in math by using models, math tools, games, writing, and vocabulary to solve mathematical problems.

Professional Learning Communities Goal

By May 2017, Dexter staff will demonstrate behaviors that foster effective professional learning communities by: Establishing and adhering to team norms and protocols and using data to improve teaching and learning.



Upcoming Events

  • Jul 31
    Sneak a Peek (2:45-3:45)
  • Aug 1
    First Day of School (K-5)
  • Aug 15
    First Day of School Pre-K
  • Aug 31
    Dexter Open House
  • Sep 4
    Labor Day No School

Full Calendar

NOTE: Please check your school's calendar for information on additional release days for training, parent teacher conferences, and other activities.



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