Dresden Elementary School

86 Cedar Grove Rd.     Dresden, ME 04342

Phone: 737-2559     Fax: 737-4392

Dresden Elementary School (DES) is a pre-kindergarten through fifth grade school in Dresden, Maine. We have approximately 104 students. The school was originally built in 1972, with an addition in 1986.

Dresden Elementary is a member of the Kennebec Intra-District Schools Regional School Unit (KIDSRSU). Our RSU includes the towns of Dresden, Farmingdale, Hallowell, Monmouth, and Richmond. The Central Office is located in Hallowell. The RSU Board of Directors Calendar contains meeting information and their meeting agendas and minutes are available.


Dresden Elementary School is located on Rt. 128, just off Rt. 27 in Dresden, Maine.

Directions from 27N: Take Rt. 27 South to Dresden. Turn right onto Rt. 128. DES is on the left.

Directions from 295: Get off at Exit 43 (Richmond) and turn onto Rt. 197. Follow Rt. 197 across the bridge and take a left onto Rt. 128. After a few miles, you’ll come to a sharp hilly curve to the right and DES is just ahead to the right.

Directions from 27S: Take Rt. 27 North from Rt. 1 in Wiscasset. Turn left onto Rt. 128. DES is on the left.