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Puerto Rico, Strong and Resilient
Following Hurricane Maria, in Puerto Rico, most schools are still operating under difficult conditions but have begun to rebuild with promise. Administrators, teachers, and students at Fort Buchanan and Ramey School shared their accounts of the recovery effort and the progress being made towards normal operations with the DoDEA Director. As teaching and learning at Fort Buchanan and Ramey resume the DoDEA community in Puerto Rico has demonstrated a resilient spirit in the wake of the storm.

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From: Zahira Diaz, Military Family Life Counselor (MFLC)

This letter is to inform you about the Child and Youth Behavioral Military and Family Life Counseling program services. Due to the unique challenges faced by military families, the Department of Defense is offering this private and confidential non-medical counseling service to military service members, military families, and military family service member's children in Child and Youth Programs, Department of Defense Education Activity schools, Local Education Agencies, DoDEA CYP summer programs, National Military Family Association Operation Purple Camps, Guard/Reserve camps, and Operation Military Kids Camps. Read more...

Military and Family Life Counseling Program Brochure

Ft. Buchanan Puerto Rico SY 17-18 Make Up Plan

Dear Parents and Caretakers,

Please see the modified Fort Buchanan school calendar SY2017-18 which reflects student make up attendance days due to Hurricane Maria.  Modified Ft. Buchanan School Calendar SY2017-18

TerraNova & CAT Plus Assessments Reports

In the spring of 2017, the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools administered the annual TerraNova and CAT Plus assessments. However, the vendor responsible for scoring the assessments experienced technical more

Welcome Back to AES! Bienvenidos a AES!

WE are happy to welcome you to school year 2017-2018! We look forward to working together with you in partnership to ensure our children can achieve their highest potential. As partners we share the responsibility for our children's success. We ask you to guide and support your child's learning by making sure your child: 1. arrives on time and attends school daily 2. completes all assignments 3. reads daily 4. shares school experiences with you 5. share when they need additional support 6. and know that you expect them to put forth their best efforts.

For DoDEA students, the implementation of College and Career Ready (CCR) standards in the area of mathematics and literacy sets a foundation for even greater student success and growth.

Please consider joining our school volunteer program. Our students benefit greatly from your involvement and contributions.

See our "Contact Us" page for information if you have any questions.

We thank you for your continued support and look forward to working with you during school year 2017-2018!


New student registration dates and information regarding more

For information regarding returning students & more on registration, click on "Registration" on the left hand side.

  • Permanent Link to DoDEA Announces 2017 Teacher of the Year

    DoDEA Announces 2017 Teacher of the Year

    Kelisa Wing is the 2017 Department of Defense Education Activity Teacher of the Year. She teaches 8th grade Language Arts and Reading to military children at Faith Middle School in Fort Benning, Georgia. Learn More

Our Mission

Educate, Engage, and Empower each student to succeed in a dynamic world.

Our Vision

We care, we share, we learn. We'll find success at AES!

Goal 1

By June, all students will improve their reading comprehension, construct meaning from text across the curriculum as measured by the selected system-wide assessments (Terrain, Third Edition, Reading Subtest, Grades 3-4) and by local assessments (Pearson Reading Series from grades PreK-4).

Goal 2

By June, all students at Antilles Elementary School will improve their mathematical problem-solving skills and their ability to compute accurately using operations that match the problem across the curriculum, as measured by selected system-wide assessments (TerraNova, Third Edition, Grades 3, 4, and 5) and by local assessments (Everyday Math from K to 2, and EnVision Series from grades 3 to 5.

Selected Research-Based Intervention to support Goal 2: Number Talks

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DoDEA Teachers of the Year Program
The 2019 Nomination Process is Underway. Nomination your Favorite Teacher of the Year. October 11th - November 10th.

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DoDEA Green Ribbon Schools
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) honors schools each year for their sustainable facilities, health practices, and effective environmental education. The U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Award (ED-GRS) has had a significant effect on the green schools movement and allowed ED an unprecedented platform to address school facilities, health, and environment.

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Antilles ES

700 Santiago Street
Ft Buchanan, PR 00934-4600
P: (787) 707-2364
F: 787) 707-2315

It is the responsibility of the parents or guardians to notify the school every time a student is absent.

Upcoming Events

Full Calendar

NOTE: Please check your school's calendar for information on additional release days for training, parent teacher conferences, and other activities.

Recent News

Calenzani's 2-5 Letters and the Stephen Colbert Show

Students in 2-5 wrote to Stephen Colbert regarding Hurricane Marie effects on Puerto Rico. Read More...

First LEGO League Animal Allies Puerto Rico Championship

On February 11, 2017 close to 200 children, ages 9 to 14 gathered to participate in the annual FIRST LEGO League Animal Allies Puerto Rico Championship. Read More...

SY 2016-17 AES Faculty, Staff, Students and New 21st Century Facility

For SY 2016-17 AES faculty, staff and students began using their new 21st century facility. See "About our School" page for more information. Read More...

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School Hours
Grade Regular Hours
K - 5 7:45-2:15 PM
Pre-K AM Session 7:45-10:15 AM
Pre-K PM Session 11:45-2:15PM

  Office Hours:  7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


Breakfast begins at 6:45 a.m.

  • Supervision for students arriving for breakfast starts at 6:45 a.m.
  • All students must be in their classrooms by 7:45 a.m. to be counted present.
  • Students arriving to class after 7:45 a.m. are counted tardy.