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McDowell Elementary serves 316 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. Our other 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, library parapro, cooks, maintenance and several lay personnel.  Here at McDowell we work together to make the school a safe, and welcoming learning community for all.

Great Lakes Fundraiser begins November 10th - 21st!

First 5 students registering online - win a prize!

Click Here for Pre-sale Parent Letter 

Click Here for Online Parent Letter 

Follow the website link below to view brochures.

Your school ID is: MDF1447 

Use this code to register online.

Receive your own unique student ID code and start selling.
Brochures and order forms will be sent home on November 10th. Sales end November 21st. No Checks please, Money orders (paid to McDowell Elementary) and cash accepted. Payment is due when you turn in your order. For every 5 items sold, your name goes into a drawing to win a 7" Wifi Tablet!

News & Announcements

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November - 7,  14, and 21-  Student of the Week Assembly

November 5 - Picture retake day

November 10 to 21 - Great Lakes Fundraiser begins

November 21 - PBIS Celebration, Board Games & Bubble Gum

November 24 & 25- Half day, 11:29 am Dismissal, Parent/Teacher conferences

November 26 - Half day, 11:29 am Dismissal

November 27 -& 28 - No School, Thanksgiving Vacation

December 1 - Teacher Record

Day - No School

December 2 - McDowell Red

Wings Game Fundraiser

December 5 and 12 -

Student of the Week

December 8 to 11 - Santa's


December 16 - PTA Meeting,

6-7 pm, all are welcome

December 18 - McDowell


December 20 - January 4

Holiday Break, No School

January 5 - School reopens

January 9, 16, 23, & 30 -

Student of the Week


January 19 - MLK Day -

No School

January 30 - PTA Meeting,

9 am, all are welcome

February 3 - Book Fair


February 4, 5, & 6 - Book


February 4 - Family Literacy Night
5:30 - 7 pm

February 6, 13, & 20 -

Student of the Week


February 16 & 17 - Winter

Break, No School

February 24 - PTA Meeting,
6-7 pm, all are welcome

February 26 - 1/2 day, No

school in pm, Parent/Teacher


February 27 - 1/2 day,

No school in pm

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Bull Dog Car Magnets ON SALE  in the school Office $3