Thank you for visiting the Anacoco Elementary School website.  On behalf of the faculty and staff of AES, I am proud to welcome you to our school.  Anacoco Elementary is one of the highest performing public schools in the state and is part of the Vernon Parish School District, one of the highest ranking districts in the state. 


My name is Kevin Dowdle, and I am proud to be Principal at Anacoco Elementary School.  I am beginning my 31st year in education. This is my 17th year as a school administrator, my 8th as Principal at AES.  My previous experience was as a high school coach and social studies teacher, junior high science, and Adapted Physical Education.  I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Henderson State University and my

M. Ed in Administration and Supervision from McNeese State University.


Anacoco Elementary has earned an ‘A’ rating once again.  It is our desire to give your child a quality education and prepare them for life in the 21st century.  The faculty, staff, and administration are committed to setting the bar high for our school.  We have high expectations of all students that enter the halls of AES.  Our desire is to create an environment in which children are continuously prepared for the challenges of the rapidly changing world.  We take our jobs seriously.  We ask for the continued support of parents and community as we set about this challenging task. 


Please make all efforts to have your child at school, on time, every day possible.  We look forward to another fantastic year.

I thank you for the opportunity to educate your child/children at Anacoco Elementary School!!!

   "Enter to Learn, Go and Succeed"