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180 Northstar Drive, Columbus, GA 31907

office (706) 683-8732     fax (706) 683-8737

Dawson Elementary School is designated as a Title I Opportunity School.


News Release

MCSD Summer Learning Experience 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an adverse impact on our students’ learning and social-emotional well-being this past year. We understand all students have experienced some form of learning loss. In an effort to reimagine our summer learning programming, Muscogee County School District (MCSD) is excited to announce a new MCSD Summer Learning Experience 2021 for all students.This experience is designed to engage students in a variety of literacy, mathematics and enrichment learning activities through an interactive summer camp approach. The District and schools will work with local community partners to provide enrichment activities that support student interests in the areas of science, fine arts and sports.

Registration for the MCSD Summer Learning Experience 2021 will begin Tuesday, April 13th and end Friday, May 7th.

Please see the link below:

Registration Link

Registration Link (Spanish Version)



Kindergarten – 8th Grade

High School 9th – 12th Grade

Dates: June 1st – July 19th

Dates: June 1st – July 9th

Dates: June 1st – July 9th

Times: 8:00 am – 2:30 pm

Times: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Times: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Note: Transportation, breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Summer Transportation Requests: Submission window of April 13th – May 7th, 2021.
Please select the following when submitting the request:

1 Select the current school year (SY 2020-2021)

2. Select “Summer School”

3. Provide a valid email address

Click to Submit Transportation Request

Bus information will be available May 24-26. Please contact the student’s assigned school for bus passes or check the MCSD website under “Bus Stop” for route information.

Questions: Transportation Department at 706-748-2876 or email: _RoutingDepartment@muscogee.k12.ga.us.




Please note that students who return to school in-person will be required to follow safety guidelines as outlined by the district.  Students will be required to wear masks in order to be permitted in the building.  Water fountains will not be in use.  Students will be permitted to bring sealed/unopened water bottle(s) from home.  Students will also need to maintain individual school supplies including computer headphones or earbuds for use in the building.

Please note that plans may change based on public health emergencies and any state or national-level executed orders.  Please visit the district’s Covid-19 page at http://sites.muscogee.k12.ga.us/covid-19/ for continued updates related to the opening of the 2020-2021 school year.  Thank you for your continued support of our Dawson family.

Online Registration: Links for areas of online registration are included below.

Instructions on how to activate Parent Portal:

Portal Activation Instructions

Video instructions for completing online registration once the Parent Portal is activated:

Existing Student Online Registration Process

Online Registration Portal

Transportation Requests


Parents, please provide the school with any updates to phone numbers and e-mail addresses so that information can be communicated efficiently.

Online curriculum resources are available for students through Clever. 

Directions for Log in to Clever Portal

Need help with technology?  Call 706-748-2271 M-Th 7:30-7:30 and Friday 7:30-4.

Additional resources are available through our public library system. 

Chattahoochee Valley Library resources