DORSETT SHOALS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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5866 DORSETT SHOALS RD
DOUGLASVILLE, GA 30135
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Phone: 770-651-3700
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 8
  • Educational Climate: Average
  • Technology Measure: High
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Kindergarten - 5th Grade
  • District: Douglas County Schools
  • Students/Teacher: 11:1
  • Students/Grade: 75
  • Number Students: 450
  • Number Teachers: 58
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 5451
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Number Computers: 200
  • Principal: Ms Cher Algarin
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (14 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (13 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-07-30
    "DSES is a fantastic school! The environment is warm and friendly. I love the new security system in place. The front desk does a great job reinforcing it, which makes me feel at ease. The teachers are easy to talk to, even the custodians. I especially like our coach, Coach Epstein. Since coming on board two years ago he has done a tremendous job with our PE and road runners program. He does a great job informing us of events. The parents are awesome too. I met a lot of good people here that put the students first. Would be nice if we offered outdoor field trips besides just PC, and more creative games & events at the Fall Festival. Overall great school!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-05-19
    "This is our first year at this school and I love it. The staff is friendly and easy to approach about anything..Each year the school test scores improve and they treat us like family. I hate that we are losing our principal Dr, Kacia Thompson; she is awesome. She really cares and loves the children They really celebrate the child. ."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-10-26
    "MY SON HAS ATTENDED DORSETT FOR FIVE YEARS. I LOVE THE STAFF ESPECIALLY MRS. RUSS, THE FIFTH GRADE TEACHING TEAM, OFFICE CLERK, MRS. PATTY AND THE PRINCIPAL MRS THOMPSON. THE SCHOOL IS CLEAN. THE STAFF ENCOURAGE POSITIVE BEHAVIOR AND EDUCATE MY SON BEYOND HIS FULL POTENTIAL."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-06-29
    "I love DSES since moving to GA my kids have never felt more welcome in a school than this one I had an opportunity to put my kids in Bill Arp but I felt like this school was so much better suited for them and familial like. I drive them to school daily and I don't mind. They really teach the whole child and always give praise and accolades to the students! And I just love Mrs. Patty!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-10-24
    "I love Dorsett Shoals Elementary because it is like a family. The staff is amazing! My child has been here since kindergarten and I wouldn't want him to go anyplace else. It ROCKS!"
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