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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.

Literacy Goals

All students in grades K-3 will achieve 60% proficiency on the Reading Proficiency Test in SY 20-21.


All students in grades 3-5 will  achieve 50% scoring Meets and Exceeds in Literacy on the CCRS Summative Assessment in SY 20-21.

Math Goals

All students in grades K-2 will reach achievement  in Mathematics as measured by the DoDEA Americas Summative Assessment in Performance Level 3 by 70% as a baseline in SY 20-21.


All students in grades 3-5 will increase their achievement in Mathematics as measured by the CCRS Summative Assessment in Performance Levels 4 and 5 from 50% in SY 17-18 to 60% in SY 20 - 21.

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Day One Message to the Force From Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III

Day One Message to the Force From Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III

January 22, 2021 I am honored to have this chance to serve again and to do so alongside you and your families. My wife, Charlene, and I know all too well the sacrifices you make to keep this country safe. That safety is job one, and I promise to work as hard as you do at it.
Dexter Elementary Welcomes Ms. Dunn

Reminder: Please Screen Students Daily for Symptoms

This is just a friendly reminder to screen your students daily before they come to school.  If your student is experiencing any new or worsening symptoms such as: fever, sore throat, cough, diarrhea, vomiting, or severe headache, it is best if they stay home until the symptoms clear up.  For more information about what to look for, please read the attached health screening form (note: you do not need to sign and return this form).


Reporting Requirements for COVID

Parents, please see the attached flyer for more information about how COVID cases will be reported within the schools while we are in HPCON B.



Dexter School Hours

School and Office Hours

Grade Regular Hours Tuesday Hours
K - 5 8:45 AM - 3:30 PM 8:45 AM - 2:15 PM
Pre-K AM Session 8:45 AM - 11:15 AM 8:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Pre-K PM Session 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM 12:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Tuesdays are Early Release days


 

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Day One Message to the Force From Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III

Day One Message to the Force From Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III

January 22, 2021 I am honored to have this chance to serve again and to do so alongside you and your families. My wife, Charlene, and I know all too well the sacrifices you make to keep this country safe. That safety is job one, and I promise to work as hard as you do at it.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 08, 2021 The Department of Defense (DoD) joins the nation in celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 18, 2021.
Observances
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School Address
99 Yeager Ave, Bldg 1400
Fort Benning, GA 31905-6522
Phone: 706-545-3424
Fax: 706-545-9106
DSN Phone: 835-3424

Upcoming Events

 Feb 5
No School for Students: Teacher PD Day

 Feb 15
No School: Presidents' Day

 Feb 26
Pre K Only No School: Pre K Report Card Day

 Mar 5
No School for Students: Teacher PD Day

 Mar 24
End of Quarter 3

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