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School leader:  Mrs. Marguerite A. Pittman
60 Curtis Tignor Rd
Newport News, VA 23608

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    Buses / vans provided for students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

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  • World languages
    French, Spanish, German
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Grateful to: Staff member
Submitted by a parent · November 18, 2015
To the entire staff: thank you so much for what you do! I'm so glad my child gets to have this experience that I feel like so many kids miss out on nowadays. God bless you for all your hard work!

Teacher effectiveness: Very effective
Submitted by a parent · November 18, 2015
Wonderful teachers who actually care. Like teachers were before SOLs! I don't know if they have some sort of different training but it is seriously across the board.

Amount of homework: Just right
Submitted by a parent · November 18, 2015
I would say not enough, but I appreciate the child doesn't lose their whole afternoon. I admit, I dislike games as homework... They work much better than worksheets but busy days make it hard to do them with the child. I wish they would mix it up... more

Develops grit: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · November 18, 2015
They have done a great job at helping kids catch up who are struggling, and now they're working to to provide more opportunities for advanced students to work at higher levels, beyond the citywide p-tag/SAMs program.

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Dutrow is an open pod design school. Our students and staff work as a community of learners in this non-traditional space. High levels of committment to learning, cooperation, respect, and focused engagement and self-management are emphasized. Communication between school personnel and parents is viewed as a key in our partnership. Student educational success is our #1 goal.

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David A. Dutrow Elementary School
60 Curtis Tignor Rd, Newport News, VA  23608
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 50 reviews. (757) 886-7760
Last modified David A. Dutrow Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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