Department of Defense Education Activity

Maxwell AFB Community

Six questions about the Return to School with Director Tom Brady

Six questions about the Return to School with Director Tom Brady

July 22, 2020 DoDEA Director, Tom Brady, answers 6 questions about the return to school.
Americas Return to School SY 2020-21

Americas Return to School SY 2020-21

July 15, 2020 As parents and students prepare for the start of the 2020-2021 school year, the DoDEA Americas Director wanted to provide an update on the progress DoDEA has made to safely and effectively implement teaching and learning this coming school year.
DoDEA Shifts School Openings Dates in Southeast District

DoDEA Shifts School Openings Dates in Southeast District

July 13, 2020 The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Director has approved the shifting of school openings for the DoDEA Southeast District schools in close coordination with installation commanders, the local senior military leadership, and DoDEA Southeast District and DoDEA Americas Regional leadership.
PressRoom

Welcome from the Community Superintendent, GA/AL Community

As the Community Superintendent for the Georgia/Alabama Community, I welcome you to School Year 2019-2020 and I am excited to work with an outstanding group of teachers, support staff, and leaders as we provide high-quality education for the military-connected students. Our Blueprint for Continuous Improvement is our strategic plan which directs our actions and strategies used for success.

As a learning organization, our continuous improvement is focused on increased effectiveness to make a positive impact on the educational experiences of our stakeholders, more specifically, the students. Within the last several years, our shift to a standards-based educational system and changes to our structure are deliberate steps toward academic excellence. Our military-connected children deserve and receive our best efforts as they grow and develop and it is my pleasure to serve them and their families. We sincerely appreciate your feedback and support as we embrace our continuous improvement.

Throughout the Georgia/Alabama Community, we encompass 8 schools that are divided among the installations of Fort Benning, Fort Rucker and Maxwell Air Force Base. We have 6 elementary schools and 2 middle schools with an enrollment total of approximately 3,559 students. Even though we do not host any high schools, we proudly work with the neighboring communities to ensure all of our children receive a smooth transition into high school.

I am looking forward to a new and exciting year!

Curriculum and Standards

In keeping with our mission to educate, engage, and empower each student to succeed in a dynamic world the DoDEA Curriculum Content Standards and the Blueprint for Continuous Improvement provide the framework for academic excellence.  DoDEA schools will transition to College and Career Ready (CCR) standards in mathematics and literacy in a phased approach over the next five years. Learn more about CCR standards.

The GA/AL community schools do not provide all grade level programs.  Dependent students living on the military installations attend schools operated by the Local Education Agency in the civilian community for grade levels not offered by DoDEA Americas.


Special Education

Special Education services are available to all students including preschoolers. If you have concerns regarding your child's academic, physical, social, or language development, you may contact your child's teacher or the principal. Preschool children ages three and four years with developmental delays, physical disabilities, or speech-language problems may be eligible for services.

Contact the Special Education Office

  • Fort Benning:  706-545-5520
  • Fort Rucker: 334-255-2822
  • Maxwell AFB: 334-953-7804
  • Fort Benning: Educational and Developmental Intervention Services at 706-545-3835
  • Fort Rucker: Educational and Developmental Intervention Services at 334-255-7237
  • Maxwell AFB: Educational and Developmental Intervention Services at 334-953-4953


The Georgia/Alabama Community is part of the DoDEA Americas Southeast District and includes the DoDEA schools located on the military installations of:

The Community Superintendent's Office (CSO) is located on the Fort Benning installation. 

We are proud of the educational opportunities offered in our community.  Our focus is on improving academic achievement for all students while supporting the mission of our military families.

The military commands, school boards and parents provide wonderful community support to us and we feel fortunate to serve the families of our military sponsors.

We have a total of 8 schools

Our schools are committed to excellence.  If we can be of service, please feel free to contact the Community Superintendent's office.

Community Contacts
Name Position Phone Number Location
Community Transportation Office Transportation 334-953-4564 Maxwell AFB
School Meals Program 334-953-4344 Maxwell AFB

Community Schools

Maxwell AFB E/MS


Principal

School Address
800 Magnolia Blvd, Bldg 538
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112-6147
Phone: 334-953-7804
Fax: 334-953-4339
DSN Phone: 493-6533

Maxwell AFB, Alabama