School attendance is important and in order to receive the best education, students need to Be Here!
DoDEA has implemented a system-wide attendance policy for students in DoDEA schools throughout the world. This new policy is consistent with those found in many public schools throughout the United States. School attendance has been identified as a serious issue for children throughout the country and military children are no exception.
DoDEA's attendance policy provides specific guidance on attendance and identifies support services for students at-risk for not fulfilling the grade or course requirements.
Regular school attendance correlates directly with success in academic work, improves social interaction with adults and peers and provides opportunities for important communication between teachers and students. Regular attendance also has a cumulative effect of establishing life-long positive traits — responsibility, determination, respect for rules of society -- that are critical for developing career readiness skills, success in college and in life.
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.
We learn from the past to create our own future.
By May 2018, all students will improve in writing by applying the R.A.C.E.S. strategy when responding to constructed response questions.
By May 2018, all students will improve in math by using the E.A.G.L.E. method to solve mathematical word problems.
By May 2018, 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.