Dassa McKinney
Elementary School

Our School

Dassa McKinney Elementary School, located in West Sunbury, Pennsylvania, currently educates our community’s students in grades kindergarten through sixth. Dassa McKinney Elementary School students enjoy our high standards of excellence.

We have got it all! We have got it all! Thanks to support from our teachers, staff members, and community, we foster a culture of academic excellence through diverse programs. We believe in a curriculum that includes the “3 R’s” (reading, writing, and arithmetic) with art, music, physical exercise, library, and STREAM activities.

We invite you to read the Story of Dassa McKinney Elementary School to discover how our school got its name.

Student Support at Dassa McKinney

School Counselor
Elementary school counselors are professional educators with a mental health perspective who understand and respond to the challenges presented by today’s diverse student population. School counselors align with the school’s mission to support the academic achievement of all students as they prepare for the ever-changing world of the 21st century. If you would like to learn more about our school counselors or schedule a visit, please visit Mr. Dillion's counseling page.

Title I School
As a Title I School, our school employs some of the best faculty and staff in the state. We are proud to provide our students with a high-quality education as well as a supportive learning environment. Be sure to find out more about how you can support our efforts in the following documents:

Into Math
At the beginning of the 2022–2023 school year, Dassa McKinney adopted a new math series, Into Math. We are excited to see academic improvement as we incorporate this series into our curriculum. To learn more about it, please check out Mr. Martin's informational presentation about Into Math.

Family Digital Learning Library
Please check out the information that applies to you and your child or children in our new Family Digital Learning Library by clicking the link below. We hope to add to this wonderful family resource with additional tips in future years.

Student Assistance Program (SAP)
The SAP’s purpose is to prepare Moniteau students to achieve their fullest potential as they face the challenges of life. To learn more about SAP, feel free to view the following resources:

Gifted Program
PAGE (Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education) is a parent support group for gifted students that offers information, support, and more to help your child receive quality services. 

Support Our School
You’ll find many opportunities throughout the school year to support our Warriors in their educational adventure. Our sixth grade class runs a recycling program every year, and our entire school participates in the Box Tops for Education program. We appreciate your constant support.