Maxwell AFB E/MS

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About Our School

Maxwell Elementary/Middle School Building

The Maxwell AFB Elementary/Middle School, which houses grades Pre-K through 8 was established in 1963. MEMS is a Department of Defense Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary School (DoD DDESS). Since its inception, the school has provided educational services for military dependents living in permanent housing on Maxwell Air Force Base. Students who reside at Gunter Annex were declared eligible to attend in 2002. Middle School was added at the beginning of the 2011-2012 school year. We are part of the Georgia/Alabama District, which encompasses Fort Rucker, Fort Benning, and Maxwell Air Force Base.

The school is housed in a traditional building with 44 classrooms (26 with restrooms), a media center, cafeteria, gymnasium, a science lab, two technology labs, art and music rooms, and a health office. Additional facilities include three teacher preparation areas, multi-purpose/training facility, auditorium with stage, school administrative offices, covered walkways and loading areas, maintenance shop and supply/storage areas. Handicapped accessible playgrounds are available for both primary and intermediate use.

School Colors:  Red, White and Blue

Mascot:  Eagle

Motto:  Dare to Soar!

Grades Served: PreK - 8

Apprx Enrollment: 380, as of August 15, 2015

Teacher/Student ratio: We will update as soon as possible. 

Computer/Student ratio: We will update as soon as possible. Thanks for your patience. 

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Accreditation and Awards

MEMS is accredited by AdvancED. Read more about our accreditation process.


Instill the whole child concept in a 21st century learning environment by educating and empowering our students for a dynamic world.


To be leaders in 21st century education, preparing and inspiring generations of learners to meet the challenges of the global society.

Core Values

  • Educating the whole child fosters academic, social, physical, and emotional well-being in a safe environment.
  • 21st century learning environments are student-centered, differentiated, stimulating and relevant to help each student realize his or her fullest potential.
  • High-performing educators and leaders make a difference in student success.
  • Family and community partnerships are vital to student success.
  • School culture supports and reinforces healthy lifestyles (mind and body).

Elementary School Goals

Measurement:  All students will improve their measurement skills across the curriculum.

Writing Strategies:  Elementary students will improve their abilities to write in an organized, grade-level appropriate manner.

Middle School Goals

Measurement:  All students will improve their measurement skills across the curriculum.

Reading:  Middle School students will improve their ability to evaluate and extend meaning of text.