Dormont Elementary is located just five miles from downtown Pittsburgh and is surrounded by the 23.5 acre Dormont Park. The building first opened its doors in 1995 and features state-of-the-art grade specific educational instruction areas.
Dormont Elementary offers a diverse and comprehensive curriculum that meets the needs of its students in all aspects of their social and educational development. The school's core areas of study include Language Arts, Math, Science and notable special areas such as Library, Art, Music & Physical Education. Dormont students can expect a challenging course load that is designed to help ease their transition to middle school. Also, the school's size allows for more individualized instruction and a more intimate learning environment.
Special Academic Programs:
Like all of the district's schools, Dormont Elementary hosts a variety of programs to meet the wide-ranging needs of our students. Beyond the standard curriculum Dormont offers after school day care, gifted classes, autistic support, emotional support, learning support, reading support, speech & language support and English as a Second Language.
Key Activities and Events at Dormont Elementary:
• Dormont Parent-Faculty Organization (PFO)
• Pre-School Year Meet the Teacher Night
• Monthly PFO Assemblies
• Kindergarten Orientation
• PFO Book Fair
• Senior Citizen Week
• Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program (DARE)
• Curriculum Nights
• Halloween Parade
• Choral/Band Concerts
• Field Day
• Spring Open House & Art Show