DoDEA operates 166 schools in 8 districts located in 11 foreign countries, seven states, Guam, and Puerto Rico.
All schools within DoDEA are fully accredited by U.S. accreditation agencies. Approximately 8,700 educators serve more than 72,000 DoDEA students.
DoDEA, as one of only two Federally-operated school systems, is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, and managing prekindergarten through 12th grade educational programs on behalf of the Department of Defense (DoD). DoDEA is globally positioned, operating 166 accredited schools in 8 districts located in 11 foreign countries, 7 states, Guam, and Puerto Rico. DoDEA employs approximately 15,000 employees who serve more than 72,000 children of active duty military and DoD civilian families. DoDEA is committed to ensuring that all school-aged children of military families are provided a world-class education that prepares them for postsecondary education and/or career success and to be leading contributors in their communities as well as in our 21st century globalized society.
DoDEA Americas operates 54 schools on 15 installations, organized into 2 districts with a total of just over 2,300 education professionals serving more than 20,000 students.
700 Westpark Drive
Peachtree City, GA 30269
Dr. Judith Minor
Director for Student Excellence
DoDEA Europe operates 65 schools that serve over 27,000 school-age children of active duty military and civilian employees. Our footprint consists of three districts (East, West, South), operating in eight countries.
APO, AE 09136
From U.S.: 011 (49) 611-143-545-1503
DSN: (314) 545-1503
Dr. Dell W. McMullen
Director for Student Excellence
DoDEA Pacific operates 49 schools that serve over 23,500 children of active duty military and civilian employees. Our schools are geographically organized into three districts serving 22 U.S. military installations across the Guam, Japan, Okinawa and South Korea.
APO AP 96376-5007
DSN: (315) 644-5878
From US: 011-81-644-744-5878
Ms. Lois J. Rapp
Director for Student Excellence
Approximately 60% of the children of military families in the U.S. are school age and the majority of them -- nearly 80% -- attend local education agencies (LEAs) throughout the nation.
DoDEA's Educational Partnership provides outreach to these LEAs to support academic achievement and positive educational opportunities outcomes for military children.
Educational Partnership Branch
4800 Mark Center Drive
Alexandria, VA 22350-1400
Former Killin Principal Wins 2017 DoD Disability Award
Cindy Templeton, a retired principal from the Department of Defense Education Activity’s Killin Elementary School in Okinawa, Japan, was recognized recently at an awards ceremony in the Pentagon for her contributions to disability awareness.
DoDEA Educational Partnership Awards Nearly $37 Million in Grants
The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Education Partnership and Resource Branch awarded 45 grants to support 227 schools across the United States with a significant military-connected student population in Fiscal Year (FY) 2017.
2002 DoDEA Press Releases
Press release archive for the department of defense Education activity for 2002
The news team prepares for one of its first broadcasts by writing and practicing their news script.
Seventh grade advisory classes were challenged by teachers to solve a giant-sized sudoko puzzle.
Students collected data to determine if a relationship existed between the diameter of a circular object & the distance from an angle's vertex to the tangent of the object and one side of the angle.
Sixth/Eighth graders & teachers observing convection currents in the 8th grade science lab.
7th graders on a World Hunger and Malnutrition field trip to the Payless Supermarket. Prior to the field trip, students prepared menu plans and grocery lists for fictional families with specific dietary needs. During the trip, students compared brand name
Honor students participate in the Honors Interconnection Joint Assessment Activity for Quarter 1. Teachers opened the wall between their rooms so both classes can collaborate and discuss how history and literature affect the world today in connection to l
Each school day starts with student news via CCTV. Included in this student-led production is SAT Word of the Day, anchors report on a new word, its meaning and its usage. The broadcasts air daily at 7:30 a.m. and include special segments to promote schoo
A College Fair was held to target those who are in the process of applying to college, or on the verge of applying. The fair also provided students with information on military careers.
Kindergarten students and parents recite poems and songs in the Clown Parade.
Second grade students learning about food chains dissect an owl pellet to find out what it ate. Prior to dissecting a real one they performed a virtual discussion.
Third grade students facilitated a problem solving workshop in November with kindergartners. The Third graders took pride in teaching their Math Buddies how to use the Think, Pair and Share strategy to dissect word problems and construct good number sente
Sixth grade science students made Jell-O cell models to learn about animal cells and plant cells.
Students get a chance to learn about Guam topography by building maps and learning about the landforms of the island.
Kindergartners take a nature walk and visit MEMS Garden to develop environmental appreciation.
Kindergarten students celebrate the first half of Kindergarten with reciting and dancing to short poems, rhymes and songs.
Kindergarten Fall Workshop for math concepts, reading readiness and fine-motor skills.
First graders working together using SMARTBOARD, math manipulative skills and writing skills to improve math computation skills using Problem of the Day.
Upper elementary grade students work on collecting evidence from a "crime scene". They worked on solving a mystery using the scientific approach of forensic investigation.
A 6th grader discusses his academic performance during a student-led parent conference. Students take greater ownership of academic performance by leading conferences for the 1st quarter.
5th Grade Art Class students created plaster masks using their faces as a mold to create their version of a mask from the North American Region.
Public Affairs Officer
From U.S. 011-81-744-5657