Dorothy I. Height Elementary School
Grades K - 5th
1458 Benning Drive Columbus, GA 31903
Phone 706-683-8871 , Fax 706-683-8880
Be Proud, Be Smart, Be Bold
Welcome to Dorothy I. Height
Elementary School, home of the Huskies. Here at Dorothy Height, we provide
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!
- 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.
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
- Safety Patrol
- Peer Helpers
- Pizza Hut Book It Reading Program
- Six Flags Reading Incentive Program
Partners In Education
- American Legion #267
- 2/54th Ft. Benning, GA