Department of Defense Education Activity

Background Information

Dahgren School photoDahlgren School first opened its doors in 1921. Our school is recognized throughout the Navy for providing an outstanding education to students in pre-k through eighth grade. In addition to rigorous academics, students enjoy a variety of classes in music, art, physical education, drama, foreign language, and health. Support services in special education, gifted and talented, speech/language, and counseling are provided to students as needed. All classrooms are equipped with twenty-first technology and peripherals. Individual needs of students are well served by our small pupil/teacher ratios, by our diverse support staff, and through a wide range of facilities, including a state-of-the-art media center, science labs, auditorium with stage, and large gymnasium.

Activities include yearbook, garden club, student council, National Junior Honor Society, basketball, volleyball, soccer, cheerleading, Junior Student-2-Student, spelling bee, drama and music programs, before-school running club and after-school sports club.

The Dahlgren School faculty is comprised of a dedicated group of caring professionals. With a supportive administration, involved parents, and base backing, we enjoy a dynamic "Tiger" environment.

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Dahlgren School

Grades: Pre-K - 8

Enrollment: 70

DoDEA Vision

To be among the world's leaders in education, enriching the lives of military-connected students and the communities in which they live

DoDEA Mission

Educate, Engage, and Empower each student to succeed in a dynamic world

Mid-Atlantic Purpose

To ensure the college and career readiness of our military-connected students, the Mid-Atlantic District is committed to building capacity among all educators to increase the effectiveness of instructional practices.

Dahlgren Vision

To provide a world-class education that inspires students to strive for academic excellence as they evolve into successful leaders in a changing global society.

Mascot: Tiger

Motto: A tiger never gives up!!

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Dahlgren School Colors

Primary Color: #0000CC

Secondary Color: #CBEBFA

Dahlgren School Goals

Goal 1: All students at Dahlgren School will increase their math proficiency according to the grade level expectations of DoDEA’s College and Career Ready Standards.

Goal 2: All students at Dahlgren School will improve their literacy skills according to DoDEA’s College and Career Ready standards focusing on increasing their use and understanding of informational text.