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Dorothy Dodds Elementary

Dorothy Dodds Elementary

Phone: 218-284-1300
Fax: 218-284-1333

Attendance Office: 218-284-1301
Counseling Office: 218-284-1312
Health Office: 218-284-1310
Media Center: 218-284-1334

School Hours :
7:55 a.m. to 2:40 p.m.

Robin Grooters, Principal
Robin Grooters,
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Nancy Wilson, Assistant Principal
Nancy Wilson,
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Moorhead Area Public Schools fourth-grade students to perform March 22

Published March 20, 2018

More than 500 fourth-grade students in Moorhead Area Public Schools will perform in the second annual all-city fourth-grade concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 22. Read More »

School will be held April 2 to make up missed day

Published March 6, 2018

Moorhead Area Public Schools has scheduled Monday, April 2, 2018, as an instructional day as makeup for the March 5 weather-related school closure day. April 2 was identified on the 2017-18 calendar as the first emergency makeup day. Read More »

Boys hockey team featured in reality series

Published February 23, 2018

Moorhead High School boys hockey is being featured in “Dream. State,” a six-episode reality television series on Fox Sports North. Episodes are scheduled to air following Minnesota Wild Games on Fox Sports North and can be watched online at Read More »

School Board approves calendar for 2018-19 school year

Published February 21, 2018

At its meeting on Feb. 12, the Moorhead School Board approved the calendar for the 2018-19 school year. Classes will begin Sept. 4, 2018. The last day of classes for students is June 4, 2019, unless additional emergency makeup days are needed. Read More »


Welcome to Dorothy Dodds Elementary School! Dodds Elementary School focuses on learning by using a results-oriented curriculum and instruction and by creating a culture of respect, acceptance and support for students in partnership with parents. Dodds Elementary is located in east Moorhead and has approximately 750 students in grades K-4.

Family Involvement

Family involvement is a critical link to student achievement, to achieving a high quality education and to a safe, disciplined learning environment. Parents and guardians have opportunities to become involved both at home and at school, and communication between parents/guardians and the schools is encouraged. Your participation in your child's education is important to us. Read more