Dorothy I. Height Elementary School

Grades K - 5th   District 3   530 Students

1458 Benning Drive, Columbus, GA 31903
Phone 706-683-8871, Fax 706-683-8880

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Be Proud, Be Smart, Be Bold

Welcome to Dorothy I. Height Elementary School, home of the Huskies. Here at Dorothy Height, we provide students with a quality a education from a dedicated staff within a positive and safe environment. Through the use of assessments and Professional Learning Communities, we make data driven decisions daily to promote excellence. All students are held to high expectations and challenged with rigorous instruction to exceed all standards and goals set for them individually. Dorothy I. Height Elementary believes in empowering students to reach their potential and provide opportunities for them to grow and become college and career ready. Through teamwork and strong partnerships, we work to cultivate lifelong leaders that promote positive social change.

We welcome you to join our family!

Our focus:

  • Developing well–rounded students that are enriched by exposure to learning experiences that include fine arts, physical education, and technology literacy.
  • Learning as an engaging process in which students’ individual needs are addressed, and their potential is reached.
  • Creating a school that is a safe, supportive, and nurturing place where relationships are based on mutual respect.
  • Promoting teachers that are respected professionals who take initiative, promote change, and continuously grow.
  • Having high expectations for everyone.
  • Cultivating a standard of excellence as a part of each child’s successful future.

School Accolades

At Dorothy Height Elementary School, students are able to participate in a variety of clubs and activities:

  • National Junior Beta Club School of Merit
  • National Junior Beta Club
  • Art Club
  • DHES Dance Team
  • DHES News Team
  • Drama Club
  • STEM
  • Safety Patrol
  • Peer Helpers
  • Pizza Hut Book It Reading Program
  • Six Flags Reading Incentive Program

Partners In Education

  • Walmart - Victory Drive
  • American Legion #267
  • 2/54th Ft. Benning, GA

Lamont A Sheffield

Lamont A Sheffield
Meredith M Adams
Meredith M Adams

Megan Marie Hallissey
Megan Marie Hallissey

Board Representatives
Vanessa Jackson [District 3]
Kia Chambers [At Large]

Zone Chief

Transportation Supervisors
Peter Danois
Transportation Supervisor

Debra Lewis
Transportation Supervisor (Special Needs)