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AdvancED Parent Focus Group

Every five years, as part of our school accreditation process, an AdvancED Engagement Review Team visits the Ft. Benning schools.  During this time, they will conduct interviews with the various stakeholders, observe in classrooms, and review the system’s progress and efforts in meeting the AdvancED Performance Standards.

All Benning schools parents are invited to attend a parent focus group at Loyd DSO on Wednesday, March 6th at 12:00 noon.  For more information about AdvancED and the review process, please see the attached flyer.

Anniversary Planning Committee

Dexter Elementary's 50th Anniversary


Dexter's 50th Anniversary will be in September 2019! We are currently seeking volunteers to sit on our planning committee! The first meeting will be held in March. For more information, or to volunteer, please see the attached flyer!

Family Math Night

Dexter Elementary will hold a Family Math Night for Grades K-2 on Thursday, February 21st from 4:30-6:00 p.m. Students will play games, solve problems, use technology, work with manipulatives and have fun with math!  For more information about Math night and to RSVP, please see the attached flyer.  We hope to see you there!

Spring Pictures

Spring Pictures will be on Friday, March 8th!  Class pictures and individual pictures for new students will be taken. Don't forget to bring your Dexter Eagle Smile! 

Box Tops

Don't forget, PTO is collecting Box Tops for education.  The class with the most at the end of each month will win a prize!  The students who collect the most will also win a prize!

School and Office Hours


7:30 am - 4:00 PM


8:15 am - 3:45 PM


K - 5
  • M, W, Th, F: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 2:15 PM
Pre-K Morning
  • M, W, Th, F: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Pre-K Afternoon
  • M, W, Th, F: 1:00 PM - 3:45 PM
  • Tuesday: 12:30 PM - 2:15 PM

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Black History Month
Black History Month celebrates the achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their immeasurable impact on the history of the United States. This year's theme is Black Migrations.

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National Engineers Week
To help promote STEM careers among students, DoDEA is celebrating National Engineers Week, February 17-23, 2019.

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DoDEA School Counseling Week
National School Counseling Week focuses public attention on the unique contributions of school counselors within the DoDEA school system and how students are different as a result of what school counselors do.

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DoDEA Celebrates CTE Month
DoDEA celebrates CTE Month every February as a reminder to students that Career and Technical Education programs are available to all those who want to pursue a college education; enlist in the military; or enter directly into the workforce.

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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.

Upcoming Events

  • Feb 21
    Family Math Night

  • Feb 25
    No School: Teacher Training Day

  • Feb 26
    No School: Teacher PD Day

  • Mar 6
    AdvancED Parent Focus Group at Loyd DSO

  • Mar 8
    Spring Picture Day

Full Calendar

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

Recent News

Benning Firefighters Visit Dexter Kindergarteners

On Friday, November 16th Ft. Benning firefighters visited with Dexter Kindergarteners to demonstrate how different materials in a firefighter’s uniform help protect them on the job. Read More...

Dexter Chorus Sings at CSU WinterFest

The Dexter Eagles Chorus performed at Columbus State University’s annual WinterFest on the evening of Tuesday, November 27th. Read More...

Ft. Benning ASAP Brings Drug Awareness Presentation to Dexter

On Friday, October 26th Dexter Elementary 4th and 5th Graders were visited by Linda Dutil an emergency department nurse from Waterville, Maine. Read More...

Ft. Benning Family Advocacy Treats Dexter to a Play

The Ft. Benning Family Advocacy program treated Dexter students to a play on Friday, April 13th to celebrate Month of the Military Child. Read More...

February Fun Run

On Friday, February 16th, Dexter Elementary students, teachers and parents enjoyed the warm morning air to participate in a Fun Run. Read More...

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