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School History

Dresden Elementary School, located at 2449 Dresden Drive in Chamblee, Georgia, has served students since its opening September 3, 1963. The school was constructed to alleviate the overcrowded conditions at Skyland and Cary Reynolds Elementary Schools. Initially, Dresden was designed to serve grades one through seven. When sixth and seventh grades were moved to the newly designated Sequoyah Middle School in 1996, Dresden became a kindergarten through fifth grade school.

Chamblee, Georgia, is one of the most heavily populated and ethnically diverse communities in the DeKalb County School District. The student body currently exceeds 1,000 students from at least twenty countries.
 
School Vision Statement

The vision of Dresden Elementary School is to raise standards and increase academic achievement through implementation of best practices. In addition, our goal is to enhance community spirit by unifying school and neighborhood.
 
School Mission Statement

Through home, school, and community partnerships, Dresden Elementary School will prepare students to compete globally by providing rigorous educational and social experiences.
 
School Motto
 
One Vision • One Plan
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