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Energy Star Certified
Dorothy Fox Elementary School is a member of the District’s Energy Star family. Fox earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification, which signifies that the building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA.


A message from Dr. Cathy Sork, Ed.D.:

Welcome to Dorothy Fox Elementary. On behalf of the entire staff, it is a pleasure to greet you as valuable partners in your child’s educational experience. Dorothy Fox is fortunate to have highly qualified, professional, and dedicated staff members who are truly committed to providing your child with the best education possible in a caring environment. Our students do their BEST as they focus on the important “Fox Four.” Students at Fox are SAFE, RESPECTFUL, RESPONSIBLE, and they are LEARNERS.

We offer our students a quality academic program that encompasses kindergarten through fifth grade. In addition, we have full-time professional educators who teach and enhance learning in general music, physical education and library skills. Our strong scholastic focus is supported by the highly trained literacy and reading specialists we have on staff.

Our community is interested in supporting the whole child.  Our parent community helps us to provide quality arts programs and we have a schoolwide focus on showing kindness.  The Social and Emotional needs of students are part of our intentional curriculum and we practice self-regulation and collaborative problem solving skills.

At Dorothy Fox, it is a priority to meet the learning needs of each and every student. Fox hosts an English as a Second Language program, a LAP remedial reading program, a Resource Room program for students with special individual needs and an Integrated Academic Program  for students with mild to moderate disabilities.

Our community is passionate about math and science.  Our annual STEAM Night is an example of our commitment to having students learn to be creative thinkers, scientists, and inventors.  We support students in problem solving and having the perseverance to do hard things with a growth mindset.

We embrace the fact that open, positive, two-way communication is essential in any good partnership and encourage families to stay connected with Fox throughout the year. Feel free to call, email or schedule an appointment with school staff members if we can answer any questions. We are proud of our school, our students, our staff, and our community. We invite you to visit Dorothy Fox Elementary School and become a part of our school community.

FOX Rocks!

Dr. Cathy Sork, Principal