Department of Defense Education Activity
Dexter ES Mascot

Our Mission

Dexter Elementary will educate, engage, and empower military-connected students to ensure high levels of learning for all students.

Our Vision

We believe in excellence in education for every student, every day, everywhere. We envision a school in which staff: 

  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to the academic success and well-being of each student by working together in collaborative teams
  • Equip our students with the skills and tools to be leaders in the world of advancing technology
  • Create a safe effective learning environment to help students reach their greatest potential

Literacy Goals

All students in grades K - 3 will increase their achievement in Literacy as measured by the Reading Proficiency Test from 58% in SY 20-21 to 68% in SY 22-23. 

 

All students in grades 3-5 will achieve 58% scoring Meets and Exceeds in Literacy on the CCRS Summative Assessment in SY 22-23. 
 

Math Goals

All students in grades K-2 will increase their achievement in Mathematics as measured by the DoDEA Americas Summative Assessment in Performance Level 3 from 40% in SY 20-21 to 50% by SY 22-23.

 

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 22-23. 
 

School Improvement Plan
E-Learning Portal - Access to Schoology
Sexual Harassment Awareness and Prevention -
Lonnie Gilmore named Chief of Staff for DoDEA Americas Southeast District

Lonnie Gilmore named Chief of Staff for DoDEA Americas Southeast District

August 11, 2022 Greg Bull, the Department of Defense Education Activity Southeast district superintendent, is pleased to announce Lonnie Gilmore as the new chief of staff for the Southeast District.
Principal of the Year Program

Principal of the Year Program

August 10, 2022 Do you think your school principal excelled in leading efforts to provide high-quality learning opportunities? Honor your principal by nominating them for Principal of the Year today!

Dexter School Hours

School and Office Hours

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

*Every 2nd Tuesday is an Early Release day, all other Tuesdays are Regular Hours.


Photo of Dexter's school mascot sculpture.

From Around DoDEA

Welcome Back DoDEA Students and Families

Welcome Back DoDEA Students and Families

August 02, 2022 Nearly 19,000 students are headed back to schools at the Department of the Department of Defense Education Activity in the Americas. DoDEA Americas operates 50 schools in seven states, Puerto Rico, and Cuba.
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Annual AHERA Notification

Annual AHERA Notification

August 01, 2022 DoDEA facilities have been inspected, or re-inspected, for Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM) every three years as required by the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) of 1986.
Back to School SY 22-23
Dexter ES

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

 Aug 22
First Day of School Pre K

 Aug 29
Open House 5:30 6:30pm

 Sep 2
Q1 Progress Reports

 Sep 5
Labor Day (No School)

 Sep 13
Early Release 2:15

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