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Dripping Springs, TX
Students enrolled: 850

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P O Box 479
Dripping Springs, TX 78620

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(512) 858-3702
(512) 858-3799
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Map of Dripping Springs Elementary School address.

April 28, 2015
Our school staff and principal are the best! Our school is such a positive and innovative place for children to learn. Mrs. Hassell is simply wonderful and our school is making great strides under her leadership! The kids feel so welcomed and we love the Leader in Me that has been implemented this year!

- submitted by a parent

April 28, 2015
DSES is a great place for children! The leadership opportunities for students are wonderful. The teachers are caring and the current principal is amazing! My entire family is going to miss her like crazy next year. It is really a shame that this will be DSES's 4th new principal in just 7 years.

- submitted by a parent

April 23, 2015
Mrs. Hassel is absolutely wonderful for our school and it is so upsetting that we are losing her at the end of this year! Her passion and love for the school is unmatched! Everyday I watch her hug kids in the morning and she cares so deeply for the students! Her leaving is a huge loss to DSE!

- submitted by a parent

April 06, 2015
I teach at Dripping Springs, and it is a wonderful school! The expectations for staff are high, but they need to be if we want our kids to compete in a global world! We work together to make great things happen! There is a strong sense of family and teamwork on our campus, and it is a precious school!

- submitted by a teacher

October 31, 2014
Don't let all these older reviews fool you! This school has the poorest of staffing and teaching tactics! My kids are doing the poorest they have ever done due to the new curriculum brought out this year, the teachers have no clue what they are teaching either!! They are like sitting ducks in a pond when it comes to understanding the information coming out of their mouths to teach the students!! The principal is awful, doesn't ever seem to come out of her cave, only to open her mouth and say horrible things to parents that have opinions or concerns. It's a world wind of drama at that school and I will be removing my kids ASAP!!

- submitted by a parent

May 02, 2010
The teachers are amazing and help inspire the students

- submitted by a community member
no rating
August 01, 2009
My daughter attended public school for the first time this year. We had heard good reports from our neighbors about the school and the district. As it turns out, our daughter's experience at DSES was amazing. All of the faculty and administrators were caring and helped her transistion from private to public school be smooth. We are very happy with DSES.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
July 30, 2009
Ms. Flaim was my son's teacher before she got her promotion. I am told she has principal experience in her background prior to this promotion. I fee so lucky to be moved over to the school she is at. Her discipline and reward tactics with the children have earned her so much love and respect. If you are thinking about going to this school, we love it. Ms Flaim will make it even better. I m sure we will hit Exemplary this year with her at the helm! Good luck Ms Flaim! Ethan F. and his mom

- submitted by a parent

January 08, 2008
We moved to Dripping Springs from out of state. My son's teacher has been phenomenal in getting him the support he needed to handle the transition and become more comfortable in his new environment. He is excelling with his reading and math skills, and even his personality is beginning to change more positively. I cannot say enough positive things about our experience with Dripping Springs Elementary.

- submitted by a parent

April 04, 2007
This school is great all around. However if you don't get involved you wont be involved. Esp. if you are not into being a part of the PTA and PTO organization that this school has, which it is great. Great school funds would be better if all pitched in. The parents are all friendly, and the staff is great. The principal retired at the end of the 05-06 school year. Play ground is big, sports, excels in academics even if your child needs help - it is provided, no bad crime in the area, housing was affordable(town is growing) ie: two more schools were built in one year. Great Community! Great learning experience, I wish my daughter could still attend this school. Have Fun sit back and participate you will have a blast.

- submitted by a parent

March 02, 2006
DS Primary has awesome teachers and a great campus. They constantly have musicals/plays for the kids and parents to enjoy.

- submitted by a parent

August 30, 2004
My nephews attend this school. I am very impressed with the teachers and staff. They go out of their way to meet the students needs.

- submitted by a parent

May 27, 2004
My daughter attends this school and is currently completing her 2nd year. I find the teachers superb. They really focus on the needs of each child. The parent volunteers are outstanding and provide for additional learning enhancements. They also provide for other fun activities that round out the education experience...ie tiger science, art appreciation, math stars. My son is not a student but is provided excellent speech therapy through the school.

- submitted by a parent

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Dripping Springs Elementary School
P O Box 479, Dripping Springs, TX  78620
(512) 858-3702
Last modified Dripping Springs 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.
Dripping Springs Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 16 reviews. Top