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About DoDEA - DoDEA Schools Worldwide!

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 DoDEA-Europe DoDEA-Pacific DoDEA-Americas
Districts 8 3 3 2
Schools 166 65 48 52
Employees (FTEs) 11,384 3920 2940 3626
Students 72,006 27,964 22,410 21,632 -

*School count includes the DoDEA Virtual High School Data as of 1 Jul 2017

DoDEA Schools by Country and State/Territory

DoDEA Americas DoDEA Europe DoDEA Pacific
Alabama (3)
Bahrain (1)
Mainland Japan (19)
Georgia (9)
Belgium (5)
Korea (12)
Kentucky (10)
United Kingdom (8)
Okinawa (13)
New York (2)
Germany (35)
Guam (4)
North Carolina (16)
Italy (10)
South Carolina (4)
The Netherlands (2)
Virginia (3)
Spain (3)  
Puerto Rico (4) Turkey (1)  
Cuba (1)

DoDEA Today Scope of Responsibility

Children-the focus of our mission
  • Today there are approximately 1.2 million military student-age children being educated in public, private and home-based schools in the USA and around the world.
  • Military students have a mobility rate of about 31%.

DoDEA Components

DoDEA Schools, Enrollment, and FTEs Totals (1 July 2017)
  • 166 schools worldwide (Including Virtual HS)
  • 72,006 students
  • 11,834 FTEs
  • 91% of employees are school based

Non-DoD Schools Program (NDSP)
  • The Non-DoD Program supports approximately 3500 students in 136 countries.

Partnership Branch
  • DoDEA shares expertise with local education agencies (LEA) and public schools that educate military students through our Partnership Branch.


DoDEA monitors student progress through the use of standardized tests. Students take the Terra Nova Achievement Test, a norm-referenced test for students in grades 3 through 9. Every year, at every grade level tested, and in every subject area, DoDEA students score above the national average. DoDEA 4th and 8th grade students also take the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), "the Nation's Report Card." DoDEA student scores consistently rank at or near the top of the scale when compared with the scores of other participating states and jurisdictions.