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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

Dexter School: Where 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.

School Improvement Plan
E-Learning Portal - Access to Schoology
Dexter Elementary Welcomes Ms. Dunn

Substitute School Nurses Needed

If you are a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and interested in becoming a substitute school nurse please go to the online Employment Application System (EAS). When completing the application you MUST indicate that you are interested in intermittent and temporary employment to be considered for this intermittent/temporary vacancy.   



Dexter School Hours

School and Office Hours

Grade Regular Hours *Early Release 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

*Starting in SY21-22: Every 3rd Tuesday is an Early Release day, all other Tuesdays are Regular Hours.


Photo of Dexter's school mascot sculpture.

From Around DoDEA

NDSP Home Study Webinar

NDSP Home Study Webinar

June 28, 2021 Home Study Parents are encouraged to view our recorded webinar for important information on upcoming changes to the home study policy, procedures for using the home study education allowance, and Q&As.
Non-DoD, Parent Resource
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

There are no upcoming events within the next 5 days. For a complete list of events please see the full calendar.

 Interactive Customer Evaluation

Interactive Customer Evaluation (ICE) - Fort Benning