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Dear McDowell Families,

Welcome to the 2015-16 school year! McDowell Elementary serves 300 plus students in grades K-5th.  We are centrally located inside the city of Taylor.  We have 11 general education classrooms, 2 special education self-contained classrooms, 2 learning resource rooms, an in house reading specialist, library, gym, and music room. All of our teaching staff is highly qualified. Addtional staff includes a speech and language teacher, bilingual teacher consultant through Wayne RESA, a special education social worker and a special education psychologist.  We are fortunate to have support services from a secretary, academic teaching assistant, school nurse, cooks, maintenance and several lay personnel.  Here at McDowell we work together to make the school a safe, and welcoming learning community for all.

Looking  forward to a wonderful year with students, families and staff,

Ms. Borg 

News & Announcements


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CALL 313-295-5742 


Busy parents can rest assured that our before and after school programs provide tons of fun and learning, all in a safe and convenient place that you already know - your child's school! For further information and registration, follow the link below -

Champions at McDowell 

Also, Champions is hiring Site Directors and Site Assistants with the Taylor School District. Click HERE  to see the job description.  







Dates to Remember

August 24 - The school office reopens for the year at 8 am 

September 8 - All students return, School Starts, 1/2 day, 8:25 am-11:29am

2015/2016 Welcome Letter from 2nd Grade Teacher Mrs. Farago

PDF DocumentWelcome

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Taylor Schools' Blog  -  Read all about the great things that are happening in Taylor Schools!

                      McDowell summer reading

Taylor School District           Summer Reading CHallenge! You could be               a winner!!!!
Your child brought home 5 books from school. Here is what you need to do:

Keep a reading log and bring it to school by September 18th and you will be entered into a drawing for a MobyMax Tablet. Enjoy!

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