Zama American MS

Welcome to Zama American Middle School

It is our pleasure to welcome you to the official Zama American Middle School (ZaMS) website. Nestled in the heart of the picturesque Kanto plains, Zama American Middle School is a Department of Defense Education Agency (DoDEA) school located at Camp Zama U.S. Army Base near Tokyo and just outside of Zama-shi, Japan in the Kanagawa prefecture. Zama Middle School is near and has easy access to major transportation centers including airports, highways, railways and bus lines. It is also close to major military installations including Navy Air Facility Atsugi, Yokota U.S. Air Force Base, Camp Fuji Marine Base, and Yokosuka U.S. Navy Base. To the school's west are the Kanagawa Mountains and Mount Fuji. To its east is the Pacific Ocean.

Who we serve

Zama American Middle School serves military dependent children from both Camp Zama U.S. Army Base and U.S. Naval Air Facility Atsugi. It also hosts dependent children of Department of Defense civilian employees as well as foreign national children. Its current enrollment is about 200 students. Nearby elementary schools feeding into Zama American Middle School include John O. Arnn Elementary School located at Sagamihara Housing Area and Shirley Lanham Elementary School located at Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Japan.

Why We Serve

Zama American Middle School is proud to be one of the finest DoDEA Middle Schools in the Pacific and we are ready to serve you and your children. Reaccredited in 2012, Zama Middle School earned some of the very highest accreditation review scores given to any DoDEA Pacific school. If you are planning a move to our community, please explore the resources on this website. Feel free to contact us through the website for more information regarding the services and programs we offer. We are ready to help make your move less stressful and more enjoyable.

Japan District Contacts

Phone & Fax 

DSN:  225-3940
Dialing from off base: 0425-52-2511-53940
Dialiing from the U.S: +81-3117-55-3940
DSN Fax:  225-3952
Commercial Fax:  0425-30-1402
Commercial Fax from the U.S.: +81-425-30-1402

Mailing Address 

DoDDS District Superintendent Japan
Unit 5072
APO AP 96328-5072


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Zama American MS

Unit 45005
APO, AP 96343-5005

Phone: 011-81-3117-55-4040
Fax: 011-81-3117-55-4095

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