What a great school. The teachers have all been great and the administration extremely helpful. In a neighborhood with 3 great schools DES shines and hits top marks in all categories!
I couldn't be happier with Dunwoody Elementary School. The administration and staff are dedicated and supportive. During Snow Jam 2014, they put their own needs aside to care for students whose parents were stranded. The teachers are excellent. They challenge students to achieve. The PTO is welcoming and active. The facility is clean, new and equipped with the latest technology. I'm proud to be a DES family.
Principal Sanders is awesome and she has been a huge advocate of the STEM program. DES is the only public elementary school I know of that offers orchestra. My daughter tested into the accelerated math program for middle school, so I know she has been challenged in Mathematics. The facility is very new and has the latest technology, We have had a great experience over the past 3 years.
I have been very happy with DES, it's administration and staff. We have an involved parent community, hard working teachers and a principal that has taken this young school to the top in Dunwoody.
DES is an amazing school. My children's teachers are caring and wonderful. The administrative staff is very inviting and engaged in what is going on at the school. The facility is new and has plenty of space to serve all the students. I especially like the fact that DES has several special education classes. I believe seeing these amazing child learn has taught my children to be more compassionate and tolerant of others.
I have two children at DES and couldn't be happier with the education my children are receiving! From the administration to the teachers to the PTO, everyone is dedicated to providing a quality education to our children. The children of DES are very fortunate!!!
I have two children at DES and this is our third year at the school. We have been very happy with the facilities, faculty and staff there. The STEM (science,tech, engineering and math) program is moving forward and helping the children are learning to think in a new way. This is the only elementary school around that has band and orchestra starting in the 4th grade! (My kids have been involved in the lego club, reading bowl, and WDES Tiger TV. The school offers so many opportunities for kids and parents to be involved. The gifted program has the best teachers and interesting projects. We were redistricted from another Dunwoody school about 3 years ago and consider ourselves fortunate to be in such a great newer school with so many skilled and caring teachers. Our principal works very hard to improve the school and is very willing to listen to requests and suggestions from parents. She finds creative ways to solve problems and uses the input from teachers and parents to make progressive changes.
Dunwoody Elementary School is a place that foster creativity, individuality and a strong academic base. I am thrilled with the learning process at Dunwoody Elementary and find that the teachers find creative ways to engage students. My daughter and son have both benefited from the dedicated teaching staff at Dunwoody Elementary. With state of the art technology, STEM and dedicated Science Labs as well as orchestra and band, art and music and a dedicated TV station run by students, this school has a niche for every child. We are a proud family of DES Tigers! I can't say enough wonderful things about our experience here.
Very pleased with the school and my daughter's teacher Mrs.Blair. She keeps me abreast of everything that is going on.
It's such a shame and I too am experiencing problems with the administration at DES. The principal would rather ignore student behavioral situations as opposed to addressing the problems head-on. There is a lack of leadership and we will probably have to consider alternative schools. To the other parents experiencing problems with the administration--let's figure out a way to talk to address this issue.
The school itself is new and up to date. The staff, most are courteous and extremely helpful. The administrative staff is lazy, cold and delusional and have no business leading educators or supervising children. This neighborhood at one time had the best schools, now it's about gifted designations and scores. I see now why there are so many homes for sale. I can't see anything changing until big changes at the board of education are made.
I tend to agree about this administration not doing enough. My child is being bullied and the Administration does not seem to be willing to deal with the situation. It seems to me as if they would rather hide these issues. This is not leadership.
The teachers are definetly dedicated and all the parents I know whose children attend, love the teachers! The grounds are very nice. My children are happy here!
Excellent teachers, new facilities, love the strings, band and singers and all the extracurricular activities.
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