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8100 Roberts Dr
Atlanta, GA 30350

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June 22, 2014
This school is a gem!! My child has attended this school for 4 years and every year I have been thrilled with my teacher, the curriculum and my child's progress. He loves his school and his school buddies. I am confident he is getting a wonderful education. His standard test scores are through the roof. The staff (both teachers and admin staff) are amazing - from the custodians and front office to the principal. They are truly focused on the children. Wish more parents would give the school a try, I would put any of our teachers and curriculum up against any private school.

- submitted by a parent
May 23, 2014
Having been involved at this school for ten years, I can say unequivocally that the teachers are amazing...not only challenging children to exceed but loving/ caring for them, and their families.

- submitted by a community member
December 21, 2013
Dunwoody Springs Elementary is an outstanding school. The staff focuses on personalized learning...striving to meet each student's individual needs. Teachers are very dedicated and go above and beyond the regular expectations to help every child succeed. The school is diverse, allowing for a real-world experience for students. The principal is hands-on, available and responsive. She is always willing to take time to hear feedback and take action when necessary. The school has a friendly and positive atmosphere. There is a strong sense of community and teamwork at Dunwoody Springs. More people should take advantage of the amazing school in their neighborhood. I would recommend anyone with children in the attendance zone take a tour of the school to see what goes on every day. You will not be disappointed.

- submitted by a parent
August 20, 2013
We moved here late fall 2012 from another state and before we moved I checked every site for ratings on the school, test scores, about the area we were moving to and so on... My daughter entered DSES as a First Grader and now she is a second grader at DSES (2013-14 school yr). I commend the principal, Mrs. Freeman, the office staff, and of course, Mrs. Reagan, as my daughter puts it, the BEST first grade teacher EVER! simple put... she is a teacher that cares about her students and there outcome. My overall review, DSES is a really good school and I applaud every teacher, office staff, support staff, for a job well done! The 2013-14 school year just started and we are off to a "hootastic" start!

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2013
Our son is new to DSES. He just started Pre-K. We moved here from California to Sandy Springs about 2 years ago and are very excited to have him in this particular school. From what my husband and I have seen so far, the energy is great! Although it's only been a week, my son is ejoying going to school everyday. He has Ms. Johnston. i am hoping to build a good rapport with her and the rest of the school community.

- submitted by a parent
May 23, 2013
We had an excellent first year at 'Dunwoody Springs '. This school does an excellent job of challenging a broad spectrum of students to preform their best. The individual needs of my two children, 1st & 3rd was accessed at the beginning of the year , one is an 'Advanced' student and the other is Dyslexic with an IEP. The teachers and staff help tether them into an appropriate instructional level that allows for acceleration opportunities. Something my older kids never got at private school!

- submitted by a parent
April 18, 2013
My child attends Kindergarten at DSES, and I am so impressed by how much he has learned! His teacher, Ms. V, is TOP NOTCH! She pushes them each and every day, and she is always willing to help you help your kid be the very best they can be. She knows how to run her class effectively, and the kids are always excited to learn. Love the school, love his teacher, love it all! I doubt my child would be as advanced as he is had I put him into a over-priced private school. Every parent should send their child to Dunwoody Springs!

- submitted by a parent
March 19, 2013
Dunwoody Springs is an amazing elementary school. I have been teaching here for 2 years and will never be the same. We are a family in every sense. Teachers help each other with strategies, rigorous lessons, and differentiation so all students can learn. Also, our administration is fabulous! They are helpful, responsive, and always open to talk! They only hire teachers that strive to meet excellence. We are a hard working team because the students matter most and we want to meet their needs. We have our own writing specialist that comes to train us on teaching writing--it shows in our test results! Professional development is very important to every person at DSES and we attend trainings regularly. Students are taught the 4 Dolphin Norms: responsibility, respect, being positive and safe! Great school-come check us out!

- submitted by a teacher
February 09, 2013
We have three children, and have been at DSES for 8 years. Our experiences have been terrific. The teachers are very dedicated and talented; most have degrees and professional certifications above and beyond what is required. Our school incorporates a "TAG" (talented and gifted) curriculum for all students, and teachers have special TAG certifications. Our principal, Mrs. Freeman, is absolutely top notch. She spends a lot of time in classrooms and fosters a team approach with teachers to help ensure student success. I can't count the number of parents who've told me they switched from a private school and wish they could have started over by sending their kids to DSES from the start. I can't say enough good things about our wonderful school and suggest you come visit and see for yourself how we're building a legacy of excellence!

- submitted by a parent
February 08, 2013
This is an amazing school! I pulled my children out of private school and was apprehensive of placing them into the public school system. The teachers and staff are amazing! The quality of education that my children are receiving makes me wonder why I ever paid for private school. The curriculum is great, they teach the children wherever they are and the teachers are great at communicating with the parents! The test scores are awesome and they are among the best in the Sandy Springs area! I would challenge anyone to take a tour of this school and not fall in love!

- submitted by a parent
May 17, 2012
If your 1st grader attends Ms. Glazier's class they are in for a real treat. While this is her first year at Dunwoody Springs she is not jaded to some unethical actions and routines like some of the long time teachers and have a genuine love for teaching. The staff is very close nit so beware. Over all the curriculum is great it is the front office staff and other teachers that makes the experience not so good. I give my overall 2 year experience here a C+

- submitted by a parent
April 05, 2012
Really like this school. The energy in the building is really fabulous. You can tell the teachers and admin really care about the children and WANT to be there. They use in-school field trips and technology to enhance the education the kids are given in the classroom (most classrooms have those Promethean boards - great stuff). Everyone is very loving from the custodians to the front desk personnel to the principal: the kids (and their parents) feel welcomed and appreciated. We're really enjoying our experience there and so glad we chose public over private. My two students are thriving at DSES!

- submitted by a parent
October 18, 2011
Dunwoody Springs is an AMAZING school! You cannot find a more highly qualified, creative and caring staff! We all go above and beyond the call of duty to provide optimal learning experiences for ALL learners! We believe in educating the whole child and I am proud to be a teacher in our building!

- submitted by a teacher
April 18, 2011
I've been a parent at Dunwoody Springs for 4 years and I've been thrilled with the quality of education my two children have received there. Every teacher they have had has been stellar and my kids are continually challenged and encouraged even though they are very different learners - I know they are not using the 'cookie cutter approach' there. The principal is great and has the best interest of the kids at heart (probably because she also has a child attending the school). I would like it if the parent involvement would be a bit higher than it is, but it is growing steadily and the parents that are involved are great. Can't say enough good things about Dunwoody Springs; I would recommend this school to anyone!

- submitted by a parent
April 13, 2011
What a great school. The principa, Mrs. Freeman is amazing. She knows her students, parents and teachers well. She fits the school to best benefit the needs of the kids... My daughter has Mrs. Agri. I am so thrilled with her. She is kind, sweet and above all one of the most spectacular teachers I have ever been with. I have 3 older kids who are now in middle school so I have seen a lot of teachers. Not one holds a candle to this one

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 30, 2010
Great teachers and great principal! This school is an undiscovered jewel hiding right here in plain sight!

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September 01, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
June 15, 2009
We finished our first year at DSCS and all I can say is WOW! My daughter received a private school education at a public school. Mrs. Agri was the BEST! She motivated my daughter to above and beyond the normal expectations. Lucky for us, she is moving to first grade and taking her entire class with her!!! Mrs. Gainey could not find a better teacher!

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April 08, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating September 13, 2008
I am new to Dunwoody Springs. My son has Mrs. Agri. It was nice to see her name splashed all over this sight. She is pretty amazing. High expectations, a caring disposition and a really funny sense of humor. I think we need to let more parents know about this sight so we can see opinions of some of the other great teachers at the school. I am sure it is full of them.. Great job Mrs. Agri! Ahall.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 09, 2008
Excellent School sad to hear Mrs.Bennett is not there any more! She was a great principal!

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August 27, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating August 19, 2008
It's only been 6 days in Mrs. Agri's class for us and I have to say that we are extremely happy with our decision to send our daughter to public school. Mrs. Agri is keeping us busy and keeping us involved. We love it! We're looking forward to a great year!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 26, 2008
I am so very sad that the school year is about over. My daughter has had Mrs. Agri this year in kindergarten and has loved going to school everyday. Mrs. Agri has an amazing way with young children. She encourages individuality, creativity and high academic achievement. I wish she would continue with my daughter all the way to 5th grade. Kudos to Dunwoody Springs for hiring such a fine teacher.

- submitted by a parent
January 26, 2008
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- submitted by a student
July 27, 2007
We have been at the school for 3 years and are looking forward to the next. We have rising first and third graders who learn in different ways. The school has always been supportive whether it was additional work one or additional help for the other. Great School, principal, teachers, and staff. The diversity in the school is an asset to all.

- submitted by a parent
July 26, 2007
Great school. We bought a condo a just 2 miles away and had to change schools. My kids miss DSCS sooo much and so do I. I didn't appreciate it enough when they were there. Teachers are great, strong focus on core subjects and very good prep for the CRCT. If we could afford a house in that district, we would move in a heart beat!!!

- submitted by a parent
July 08, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
July 06, 2007
Great School. I really saw the improvement in my sons. Located in an area with expensive housing though. I Just bought a house and had to leave the area as I couldnt afford it. So sorry to leave.

- submitted by a parent
June 04, 2007
We like DS but it's a very diverse school. There are very few white children that attend. I wish it was more evenly diverse. I hate my child being the minority. Most of the teachers are great, the principal is awesome! It's a very clean school.

- submitted by a parent
May 30, 2007
My child went to DSCS this past school year. She had wonderful kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Agri. Mrs. Agri challenged my daughter over and beyond my expectations. I look forward to another outstanding year at DSCS.

- submitted by a parent
May 19, 2007
My child is in 4th grade and we love Dunwoody Springs. I feel the teachers and staff have done a remarkable job at this school with all teh children. We wanted Ms. Byrd for next year but we heard that she is not coming back. I do not understand this because my other child had Mr.Garrett two years ago and he left to go to another school. This is the only problem I have with this school. It does not seem to retain teachers.

- submitted by a parent
April 24, 2007
I transferred my daughters to Dunwoody Charter in August of 2006, in the time they have been in this school both have been placed on the principals honor roll, and my second grader math has improved to a higher level. Dunwoody Springs Charter School has far exceeded my expectations.And I look forward to another year with this school.

- submitted by a parent
February 21, 2007
DS is a new and very clean school, the Principal is usually on top of things. The teachers could be a little more patient with the kids, a lot of them seem to have a short fuse. I don't like my kids yelled at by anyone! DS is very diverse, there aren't that many white kids at the school, I wish it were more of an even mix. A lot of low income families attend.

- submitted by a parent
June 05, 2006
I was very pleased with this school. The teachers are nice and helpful and they pushed my children to excel.

- submitted by a parent
May 24, 2006
We sent our son to DSC for 5th grade after being at several different private schools. He has had a fantastic year and made great strides in all areas. We have Ms. Moskowitz especially, to thank, but there were many others. The energy at DSCE is fantastic--Ms. Bennett has a passion for excellence and it is contagious! We're moving on, but we are sure that under her leadership, the school will continue to prosper children.

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September 27, 2005
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- submitted by a student
May 06, 2005
We have 2 boys at DSES-- now a Charter School! One in First grade (teacher of the year, Ms. Waddle) and the other in PreK (the wonderful Ms. Dockery). Our children are by far most the biggest responsibility my husband and I have. We are blessed to be at a school where each child is viewed as an individual and the needs of each child is met. Everyone from Mr. Bruce (the custodian), Mr. McMurray (an assistant),Ms. Bennett (the principal), and everyone in between are dedicated to the children's academic and social growth.

- submitted by a parent
March 19, 2005
My daughter has gone to Dunwoody Springs since she was in Pre-K, and I cannot say enough about this school. Everyone from the custodians (Bernard) to the principal (Ms. Bennett) have been wonderful. The teachers are outstanding (thank you Ms. Waddle!). I would highly recommend this diverse school to anyone.

- submitted by a parent
January 30, 2005
I have a 4th grader and a pre-K student at Dunwoody Springs. I have always been impressed by the attention given to my children's individual needs. The resources and facility are amazing, but what makes the school so great is the dedicated teachers and administration. My kids have a great group of diverse amazing friends, so I couldn't be happier. I know they will be well prepared for middle school and beyond.

- submitted by a parent
September 08, 2004
Our son is new to DSE this year and in Mrs. Gallagher's 4th grade class. We transferred him from a nearby charter school because of the of the wonderful curriculum and teachers we heard about here at DSE. We researched it and agreed. Transferring him to a new school was scary at first but we felt at home right away. Everything about this school has exceeded our expectations. His teacher is incredible, better than we dreamed. His TAG teacher is incredible and so innovative. His class size is small, the school is not overcrowded, the entire facility is beautiful, and Donna Bennett, the principal, is top-notch. Our son comes home everyday with a new exciting story to tell. When we asked him to rate the school on a scale of 1 to 10, he said it's a 2000. So there you have it.

- submitted by a parent
August 20, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
July 27, 2004
My son will be entering the 4th grade at this great school. He first enterered DSE in the 3rd Grade, his teacher Linda Pallay was actually very involved with my son's great progress and I am truly one satisfied parent. I was not as actively involved as I would liked to have been, but this school year I will hopefully be able to take part in some of the achools activities. Principal Bennett, thank you for such a great cirriculum and for your personal interest in our student. -Roseanne Blakeney, a very satisfied parent.

- submitted by a parent
May 26, 2004
My now 5th grade son went to DSE for the first time in 2003-2004. The school is excellent and we love Ms Flowers. Any parent can feel good about sending their child to Dunwoody Springs Elementary!

- submitted by a parent
October 06, 2003
As a parent I was really nervous about releasing my 4 year old into the world but I must say the school, principal and teachers are willing to address all of your concerns from the very first day on. The school has so many programs to offer your child from after school care to mini- camps to dance etc.. It keeps your child motivated all through the year. My pre-k child has access to computers, library books etc. This truly is an awesome school and I feel very comfortable with my child attending there!

- submitted by a parent
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Dunwoody Springs Elementary School
8100 Roberts Dr, Atlanta, GA  30350
(770) 673-4060
Last modified Dunwoody Springs Elementary School is a Charter school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Dunwoody Springs Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 46 reviews. Top