Andersen Elementary School is located on Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, "Where America's Day Begins." On September 29, 1997, DoDEA Americas opened a new school to 1500 students in grades K-8. The school was separated into elementary and middle schools in 1998. Andersen ES currently serves approximately 1,000 students in grades K-5. The community shares the responsibility for building the academic success of each student.