Welcome to the DES website!

Principal Message 

This is a link to welcome letter from administration.

Link to Mr. Badger's website 

This is a link to resources for all district programs, classlink,  classroom curriculum links, and how to videos for teachers, parents, and students.

Important Dates:

August 2nd
We will be sending a school-wide mailing with student assigned classroom teacher and important forms

August 14th
Join Dighton PTO Event 

  Saturday, August 14th  "Playdate in the Park" at the yellow playground near Town Hall
     9:30 - 10:30 will be for Pre-K and incoming Kindergarten Students
     10:45 - 11:15 Librarian from the Dighton Library will read a story to the children
     10:30 - 12:00 Grades (1-4) to join us for some fun

September 9th 
First Day of School Grades 1-4

September 9-13th 
Kindergarten Screenings

September 15th
Kindergarten Orientation 
10:00-11:30 AM  


 September 10th
Pre-K AM Orientation at 9:00 AM

 Pre-K PM Orientation at 1:00 PM

September 13th

First Day of School for Pre-K 

September 16th
First Day of School for Kindergarten


Student Registration & Enrollment Guidelines

New registrations for Dighton schools are submitted to Erica Diamond at Dighton Elementary and Diane Remy at Dighton Middle School Mon- Fri 9am-12pm.
Please send a copy of the birth certificate.   Be advised, DRRSD does not accept incomplete registration packets.  Please be sure your packet is complete prior to submission.  Thank you for your cooperation.

IMPORTANT: We do not need the proof of residency form that is filled out by the Town Clerk at this time, but please send in two forms of proof of residency listed in the categories of requirements.


Welcome to

Dighton Elementary School!

1250 Somerset Avenue 

Dighton, MA 02715

P. 508-669-4245
F. 508-669-4248

Mrs. Lynn Dessert,


Mrs. Ashley Fullen,

Assistant Principal


Mrs. Erica Diamond,

School Secretary

Mrs. Kristin Caldeira,

School Secretary

Kristin Donahue,

Special Education Director;
District Harassment Title IX Officer;
Director of Extended School Year Program; Grant Officer;
Homeless Liaison for McKinney Vento Program (extension 5147)


Non-Discrimination Statement



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