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2018 DoDEA Comprehensive Assessment System: Parents Edition
Tom Brady, DoDEA Director discusses the DoDEA Comprehensive Assessment System and informs parents on how this will improve student success.

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Ft. Benning School Calendar SY18-19

The calendar for SY18-19 is now available.  Please, see the links in the right column near the announcements section to access the full calendar.


Important Dates: 

First Day for Students (K-5): August 6th, 2018

First Day for Pre-K: August 20th, 2018


  • Permanent Link to The CSC Awarded Two Grants to Dexter Elementary for SY18-19

    The CSC Awarded Two Grants to Dexter Elementary for SY18-19

    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

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

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Summer Resources List
Every student looks forward to summer – no alarm clocks, no classes and most importantly no tests. But summer doesn’t have to mean a vacation from learning. In fact, there are an unlimited number of ways to keep your children learning and exploring all summer.

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Have A Safe And Enjoyable Summer!
As the 2017-2018 school year comes to a close, I want to thank you for all you did to make this a successful school year for our students. Your dedication, hard work, concern and compassion make a positive impact each and every day for our students and are the keys to their achievements.

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Alexander Daniels 2018 National Geo Bee Finalist
Seoul American Middle School 7th grader Alexander Daniels represented the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) as a finalist in the 2018 National Geographic Bee in Washington, D.C.

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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

  • Aug 2
    Sneak a Peek

  • Aug 6
    First Day of School for Grades K-5

  • Aug 20
    First Day of School Pre-K

  • Aug 21
    Open House

  • Sep 3
    No School: Labor Day

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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