RAF Alconbury is in Cambridgeshire, primarily a farming and light industry area. The nearest large towns are Huntingdon, Peterborough, St. Ives, and Cambridge.
London is a 45-minute train ride away. Cultural, theatrical, and sporting attractions abound in this area of England.
The first dependent's school in the Alconbury area was opened at RAF Molesworth in 1951. Students in grades 1-9 were enrolled. The RAF Molesworth School closed in June 1974 and its activities were relocated to the present site at RAF Alconbury.
Alconbury Elementary School is housed in three one-story buildings on one site with a limited playground. The buildings contain classrooms, a library, and a cafeteria. There are approximately 35 staff members including teachers in special areas such as special education, speech, physical education, art, music, gifted education, Sure Start, PSCD, foreign language, and host nation.
Grades: PSCD; Sure Start; K-5
Teacher/Student Ratio: 1:20
Computer/Student Ratio: 1:2
To provide an exemplary education that inspires and prepares all DoDEA students for success in a dynamic, global environment.
Be Smart, Be Kind, Be Safe
67% of AES students in grades 3, 4, and 5 will meet or exceed expectations in mathematical reasoning as measured by the DoDEA CAS Summative Assessment by the end of school year 2019-2020.
Goal 1: Professional Learning Community /Collaboration/Rigor/ DCAS:
If we follow the DODEA PLC/Collaboration Guide, then the Europe West District will develop a Common Collaborative Culture for ALL schools within the district.
Goal 2: College and Career Readiness Standards (Rigor/DCAS):
If we implement the College and Career Readiness Standards provided by DoDEA, then students will maximize their academic growth and wellbeing for college career and life.
Goal 3: Learning Walkthrough Tool (Rigor/DCAS):
If we follow the DoDEA Learning Walkthrough Guide, then the Europe West District will develop a Common Culture for ALL schools providing feedback to teachers within the district.