Dicken Elementary

Ann Arbor Public Schools

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Dicken Office: 734-994-1928

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  • Welcome to Dicken Elementary

    Home of the Dolphins

    Upcoming Dates

    • Wednesday, November 22 - Friday November 24 - No School - Thanksgiving Break

    • Wednesday, December 6 - Early Release - 1:00 Dismissal



    After Care Interest Form

    As a reminder, we have the possibility of Rec & Ed After Care returning to Dicken beginning in January 2024. We need a minimum of 20-25 families in order to have the program run. Please fill out this Interest Form to help Rec & Ed with this initial step. The form is due on December 1.


    Free Breakfast and Lunch

    The Michigan School Meals Program is providing free breakfast and lunch for ALL students in Michigan. Please see the information below.


      • No matter your status or interest in breakfast/lunch

      • Only complete meals are free. If you buy a la carte (such as a getting a milk) it still costs the usual amount.

    AAPS and the state use these applications to determine Title I status, summer lunch programs, and even scholarships for rec and ed, among other benefits. 

    **If your child would like to eat breakfast, they should come through the front entrance beginning at 8:30 am.

    Mission Statement 

    Dicken School will inspire all students as leaders to achieve their full academic and social potential as lifelong learners. We will emphasize equity and opportunity for each and every child, each and every day.

    Vision: All Dicken students have the resources and support they need to meet grade level outcomes:

    • Dicken School continually focuses on effective student learning
    • Individualized classroom instruction meets the learning styles of all students
    • Communication fosters partnerships with students, staff, families, & community
    • Knowledge empowers students for success in the 21st century
    • Every student is engaged in his or her learning
    • Necessary life skills and appreciation of diversity prepare Dicken students to be global citizens


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