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Austin, TX
Students enrolled: 843
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7005 Northledge Drive
Austin, TX 78731

(512) 414-2365
(512) 345-0013
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January 23, 2015
I agree with the review that states the staff does not address the concerns of parents. My 8 year old son has been physically bullied for the last 6 months, bloody lips, torn backpacks and clothing, and nobody took it seriously until he retaliated yesterday. Now they want him to write apology letters to the kids who have been terrorizing him! REALLY!? I won't send him back to this den of terror. A child should not be scared to go to school.

- submitted by a parent
January 08, 2015
When we moved here to Austin. We heard Great things about this school, But once we spent 6 months in the school , we found that Teachers never respond to parents queries , they hardly have time to respond to parent e-mails. They maintain websites but feedback or communication is useless, My Kid is loosing interest in school . We see more biased opinion.

- submitted by a parent
November 19, 2014
The faculty at this school is wonderful. However, the school is bursting at the seams and is at 170% capacity. Teachers are at their wits end. I never thought I would consider moving my child out of this vertical team, but the school (thanks to AISD) does not have the resources to support the massive overpopulation.

- submitted by a parent
August 03, 2013
Doss elementary is such a wonderful school! This is our second year there and the staff and teachers have been so accommodating with my son who has just been identified as Dyslexic. There is so much parent involvement that there are not even always enough volunteer opportunities to go around. Now that is extraordinary school!

- submitted by a parent
January 07, 2013
We moved to Doss mid-year and the staff was wonderful about getting him set-up and acclimated. He had a very smooth transition.The staff and students are friendly, smart, and diverse. My son had lost interest in science and math at our old school. He has the spark back about learning and says he LOVES math and science again. I don't think I would've realized it was due to the school until we moved. The teachers here make learning fun and care about their students. He has special needs and made accomodations quickly and have been very supportive.

- submitted by a parent
November 10, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
The teachers really care and there's a lot of parental involvement!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
Doss has a terrific, warm staff that makes everyone feel special.

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 12, 2009
This is a great school. However, with all the positive reviews, the school is now overcrowded and losing it's sense of community. Teachers are stressed with the increased class loads and parents are quickly getting frustrated. We found other neighborhood gems at Casis, Hill, and Highland Park schools. The word is not yet out about these.

- submitted by a parent
December 03, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
September 12, 2008
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- submitted by a student
no rating August 05, 2008
We are in love with this school! Our son's kindergarten year was incredible. His teacher was firm, yet fun, and he learned so much. Great network of supportive parents and teachers.

- submitted by a parent
June 01, 2008
Doss Elementary has outstanding teachers! The administration is very good also. I have loved the diversity of children in my son's classes. There is very high parent involvement. My only complaint would be about most of the parents--snooty and cliquish.

- submitted by a parent
August 16, 2006
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- submitted by a former student
no rating March 23, 2006
Lots of parent involvement. Good teachers. Fun extracurricular activities.

- submitted by a parent
December 07, 2005
A wonderful neighborhood school which is close knit and welcoming. There is enough diversity to keep things interesting and many wonderful committed parents. The facilities are very nice, especially the playground which is nice and shady and offers a variety of activities. All the teachers are passionate about what they do and you can tell they love to be there. It feels like a private school.

- submitted by a parent
September 14, 2005
This school has it all! I have had 2 children pass through it's halls, and they are all the better for it. It begins in the hands of a truly professional and in touch principal and heads straight down the line. Doss excels both in academic opportunity and in psycho-social development. Very well organized and very well executed. Bravo!

- submitted by a parent
March 30, 2005
Doss is a great school! My daughter went to Doss for 2 years and loved it. Her teacher gave each child the attention he/she needed to learn and develop the love for learning. The principal knows most of the kids by name if not all of them and always greats them with a great smile. Parents involvment is higher than I have seen in other schools. We felt that our child is growing into a responsible young adult with great values and the love of life. We miss Doss and wish we could return.

- submitted by a parent
November 13, 2004
This school has a fabulous sense of community and safety. Students learn in an enriching environmnet where both teachers and administration have their best interest in mind at all times. parent involvement is excellent.

- submitted by a parent
January 30, 2004
This is the best elementary campus in the A.I.S.D. There is lots of parent involvement and the teachers are beyond measure. All achools should be this good.

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Doss Elementary School
7005 Northledge Drive, Austin, TX  78731
(512) 414-2365
Last modified Doss Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Doss Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. Top