Education

Deputy Director for Curriculum Instruction and Assesment

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DoDEA Pacific School Supply Guidelines

This is the official list of supplies for students of DoDEA Pacific schools.

Not all items on the list are required by each teacher.

Please check with your child’s teacher to determine what items are needed for your child’s class.

The basic guidelines regarding provision of school supplies are listed below. (Updated March 13, 2015)

Parents
Parents are expected to provide the following
for their children as needed:

All Schools

  • Pens and pencils
    Rubber eraser
    Colored pencils
    Glue (sticks, bottled)
    Pocket folders
    High lighters
    Book bag or backpack
    Spiral notebooks
    Plastic supply box or pouch
    Notebook dividers
    Bound composition book
    Gym shoes
  • tri-folds
    3-ring binder
  • Personal Headphones
    Paints (watercolor)
    Washable colored markers
    Loose-leaf paper
    Planners*

Elementary Schools Only:

  • Child’s round end scissors 
  • Crayons    
  • Paint shirt

Middle Schools Only:
  • Crayons
  • Clipboards
  • Scissors 
  • Compass and Protractor (including 5th/6th grade)
  • Appropriate P .E. clothes
    Tri-Fold Boards (Projects)
High Schools Only:
  • Clipboards
  • Scissors
  • Protractor
  • Compass
  • Rulers
  • Appropriate P.E. clothes/shoes
    Tri-Fold Boards (Projects)

Parents may voluntarily purchase specific items for their child's personal use. For example, a specific kind of tissue.
Schools
Schools must purchase the following items and have them available in and throughout the school year:
  • Rulers (ES & MS only)
  • Paints (tempera)
  • Pencil sharpeners
  • Toilet paper
  • Tissue boxes
  • Paper - graph
  • lndex cards
  • Calculators
  • Dishwashing detergent
  • Plastic bags
  • Paper towels
  • Contact paper
  • Liquid soap
  • Baby wipes
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Locks (as required)
  • Copy- Printer paper
*Student Planners may be purchased using appropriated funds with the Superintendent's authorization. Authorization may be granted only when their use is essentially equivalent to a consumable textbook and are used as an instructional resource in a regularly scheduled course or program conducted and monitored under the guidance of a member of the school faculty.