U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS)
  • Welcome to Frank R. Loyd Elementary School
  • Home of the Loyd Panthers
  • Proud member of the GA/AL School District
Loyd Panther

Principal: Julita Martinez

Phone:  (706) 544-8961
Fax: (706) 544-8972

Mailing Address

Loyd Elementary School
5701 Santa Fe Road
Fort Benning , GA 31905

School Hours:

Please note that our dismissal hours are earlier on Tuesdays

Monday, Wednesday-Friday

  • K-5: 9:00 a.m. 3:30 p.m.
  • AM Pre-K: 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
  • PM Pre-K: 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday Hours

  • K-5: 9:00 a.m. 2:15 p.m.
  • AM Pre-K: 9:00 - 10:45 a.m.
  • PM Pre-K: 12:30 - 2:15 p.m.

Employee IT Help Desk

Interactive Customer Evaluation (ICE)

Mark Your Calendars!

Apr. 7 Multicultural Night
May 8 No School for PreK Students Only
May 11 Teacher PD Day/No School-Students
May 22 Report Card Prep Day/No School-Students
May 25 Memorial Day Holiday - No School
May 27 Last 1/2 day for PreK
May 28 Last 1/2 for Students - End of Qtr. 4 (47 Days)

Parent Handbook - 14-15

School Supply List SY 2014-2015

School Year Calendar SY 2014-2015

MackinVIA Login

Encore Link to Library System

"Creating Excellence for Tomorrow's World"

Vision Statement

Working Together, Moving from GOOD to GREAT!

Mission Statement

Educate, Engage, and Empower Each student to succeed in a dynamic world.

no bullying
DoDEA is committed to providing all students with a safe and supportive learning environment. Visit our Stop Bullying Now website for more information

kids health

All U.S. Military Families Get Online Tutoring and Career Help at No Charge

SOAR is an innovative program that makes education. SOAR is designed for military families, and is easily accessible worldwide.


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News and Announcements

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The Month of the Military Child, April 2014.

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March News.

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Celebrate women of character, courage & commitment.

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The 18th annual Read Across America Day is March 2, 2015! Read More...

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Vote for February's Artist Spotlight Favorite.

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Measles is an infectious disease that spreads fast and furious. Read More...

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Thank you, DoDEA school counselors, for your dedicated efforts to support the success of our students! Read More....

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Join DoDEA in celebrating the achievements of African Americans and recognizing the central role they have played in U.S. history. Read More...

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January News.

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Please Participate!

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November News.

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The Teacher of the Year application process opens October 31, 2014 and closes on November 28, 2014.
Points of contact and the Application Handbook are available.


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After a Concussion

New Parent's Guide to Returning Your Child to School After a Concussion. Read More...

September 11

We will always remember...


Constitution Day 2014

Constitution Day & Citizenship Day/Week (September 15-19). This year will mark the 227th anniversary of the signing.
Read More... 


My First 100 Days

My First 100 Days

When I became DoDEA's Director in March 2014, I developed and shared an entry plan, which served to focus my efforts during my first 100 days in office. As promised in the plan, I am following up to share a report with you what I heard, saw, and learned. - Read More...

Dr. Middlemiss Welcome Back to School

Dr. Middlemiss, interim Director DoDEA Americas, welcomes students and staff back for another school year. - Watch the video...

DoDEA Director's back to school message


Director's Special Back To School Message

DoDEA Director Thomas Brady welcomes parents, students, teachers and employees throughout the Americas back to school.

- Watch the video...



GradeSpeed is a web-based program that enables parents to log-in to view grade and attendance data for their student(s) in grades 4-12.

Operation: Give Back

Please donate to the following causes:

  • Pop Tabs - for the Ronald McDonald House
  • Old Cell Phones for Soldiers
  • Box Tops (PTO)

Be Here!

Visit the DoDEA Attendance Website to learn about the new system-wide attendance policy for DoDEA students

Download the toolkit here.

For more information about the attendance policy click here.

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