Dogwood Elementary School

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8945 Dogwood Rd

Germantown, TN 38139

(901) 756-2310

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 825

Students Per Teacher: 21

Parent Reviews

35 Parent Reviews for Dogwood Elementary School

This is my second year at the school and the school with my children and this school has been in a slow decline and it is only picking up speed. A strong parent support structure makes up for what the administration is lacking, but at the end of the day the children's learning is being impacted. The ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/18/14

This school is in a transition phase since Germantown separated from Shelby County. With some redistricting new children were brought into the school and classes are crowded. The new children have been ignored by the teachers and administration and they only want to focus resources on the legacy students ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/17/14

Disappointing leadership and academics at this school. This is a school that has coasted on a past reputation and is falling behind. Research carefully the TCAP scores for this school - 2013 scores declined significantly for most grades. With 2 children here it is just one disappointment after another ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/17/14

i never felt very welcomed at Dogwood. cafeteria is very loud. I was there for 3 years, I wish they have a "new families" committee. We went to Farmington before and the principal, teacher, office staff were way friendlier there, they always greeted me by my name...I dont think Dogwood personnel cared ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/24/14

We moved into the area for this school, and we haven't been disappointed! My child's teacher is so caring and wonderful. The school is very organized and has tons of parent involvement!

Posted by a parent on 03/16/12

The previous poster must have had a bad day. The school actually has a good mix of young and "seasoned" teachers, most of them highly motivated. Of course there is the occasional bad apple and yes it sucks to have a kid in one of these classrooms. But mostly, the school has very friendly, supportive, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/20/11

This school's teachers have taught over 25 years, have been tenured after two years, and simply are hanging on just to retire. They are not open to new ideas, teaching methods, or continuing education. The leadership at the school is non-existent, the bullying at the school is not addressed, and the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/05/11

Dogwood is an awesome school! We moved here two years ago and the reason we bought into this neighborhood was because of the reputation of Dogwood School. It has not disappointed us. The teachers are caring and dedicated, and the parent involvement is phenomenal!

Posted by a parent on 09/27/09

I love Dogwood School, because of all of the dedicated teachers and parents.

Posted by a parent on 09/16/09

The Kids enjoy the school and learn. They have enough extra events to keep them motivated

Posted by a parent on 05/27/09

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Test scores for Dogwood Elementary School

TCAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Dogwood Elementary School
Shelby County School District
* In 2011-2012 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math and science. The results for reading/language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchool profiles. The results are for all grades combined for each subject and reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The TCAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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Germantown schools — Dogwood Elementary School is located at 8945 Dogwood Rd, Germantown TN 38139. 8945 Dogwood Rd is in the 38139 ZIP code in Germantown, TN The school district for Dogwood Elementary School is the Shelby County School District. Dogwood Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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