About Dunnellon Elementary School

Mission Statement

The Dunnellon Elementary School community is committed to providing a safe, stimulating, and challenging learning environment that meets the needs of all students.

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 School Profile Demographics

Dunnellon Elementary School is located in rural southwestern Marion County near the scenic Rainbow River. Once the students leave Dunnellon Elementary, most are assigned to Dunnellon Middle School and then go on to Dunnellon High School.

The Dunnellon Elementary School family is very proud of our academic growth. Dunnellon Elementary School has shown continued improvement over the past several years. The school has improved from a C in 2008, to an A in 2009, and a B in 2010. Dunnellon did not achieve Adequate Yearly Progress (APY) in 2010 with the economically disadvantaged student subgroup.

For the 2010-2011 school year, we have approximately 652 students in grades Pre-K through fifth grade attending Dunnellon Elementary. We have 35 K-5 classrooms, two Title 1 Pre-K handicap classrooms, two Varying Exceptionalities (VE) classrooms, and two ESE teachers servicing ESE students utilizing an inclusion model. Our average class size in K - 2 is 18 students, and 22 students in 3rd – 5th grade classes.

Dunnellon Elementary School is starting its nineteenth year as a Title 1 School. Funds from the program are used to purchase faculty and staff positions, staff development activities, technology equipment, student materials, and parent involvement activities.

Documents about our School

NCLB SPAR School Accountability Reports
School Boundaries Map School Financial Report
School Improvement Plan  


School Colors and Mascot

Dunnellon Elementary's school colors are red and black.

Our mascot is a tiger cub.

Dunnellon Tiger Cubs