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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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Spring Break

Don't forget, Spring Break is from Monday, March 26th to Friday, March 30th.  We will see you when school resumes on Monday, April 2nd.  Be safe and enjoy your break!

STEM Night

Join us for STEM Night on Tuesday, April 10th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Enjoy fun activities that explore science, technology, engineering, and math!  We hope to see you there!

Spring Concert

Our Spring Music Concert will be held on Tuesday, April 17th at 5:15 p.m. Join us for a night of musical delights!  We hope to see you there!

April Fun Run

Our Fun Run for the month of April will be on Friday, April 20th from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Bring your running shoes, Dexter Eagles!

PTO Box Tops

The Dexter PTO is collecting Box Tops!  Each month the class who brings in the most Box Tops for the month will win a prize!  

  • Permanent Link to Dexter Students Go on a Trip Around the World with Reading

    Dexter Students Go on a Trip Around the World with Reading

    On Friday, March 2nd, 2018 Dexter Elementary students participated in a Global Book Tasting Event. Learn More

  • Permanent Link to Dexter Elementary Students Participate in Read Across America Activities

    Dexter Elementary Students Participate in Read Across America Activities

    During the week of February 26th – March 2nd 2018, Dexter Elementary celebrated Read Across America. Learn More

  • Permanent Link to Community Strategic Plan (CSP) Closeout Report

    Community Strategic Plan (CSP) Closeout Report

    Our CSP for School Years 2013/14-2017/18 comes to a close this year. It will be replaced by our new Blueprint for Continuous Improvement early this spring. 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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Sexual Harassment Awareness and Prevention
The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) remains committed to ensuring that no student is subject to sexual harassment of any kind in our educational programs and that students have the freedom to learn and thrive in a safe and trusted environment.

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Women's History Month
DoDEA celebrates Women's History Month, recognizing the great contributions that women have made to our nation.

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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

  • Mar 23
    District Spelling Bee at Loyd DSO

  • Mar 26 - Mar 30
    No School Spring Break

  • Apr 5
    Honor Roll Assembly (Grades 4 &5)

  • Apr 10
    STEM Night

  • Apr 16
    No School Teacher PD Day

Full Calendar

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

 Interactive Customer Evaluation

Interactive Customer Evaluation (ICE) - Fort Benning

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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...

Dexter and E.A. White Elementary Students Recognized by Meals on Wheels

Dexter and E.A. White members of the Griffin Club created Valentine placemats for local Meals on Wheels clients. Read More...

Dexter Students Enjoy Read Your Heart Out Day

On Wednesday, February 14th, Dexter students celebrated a love of reading with “Read Your Heart Out Day.” Read More...

Dexter Chorus Participates in CSU’s WinterFest

On Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 Dexter Elementary participated in WinterFest at Columbus State University. Read More...

November Fun Run

On Friday, November 17th, Dexter Elementary students, teachers and parents came out to participate in an early morning Fun Run. Read More...

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