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2018 DoDEA Comprehensive Assessment System: Parents Edition
Tom Brady, DoDEA Director discusses the DoDEA Comprehensive Assessment System and informs parents on how this will improve student success.

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PARCC Spring Parent Letter

Dear Parent/Guardian,

Our Spring 2018 College and Career Ready Standards (CCRS) Summative Assessments testing window begins on April 9, 2018, and closes on May 25, 2018. As we finalize our plans for this spring, we would like to share the following information with you.

Your 3rd, 4th, 5th grade student is scheduled to take the mathemematics tests on the following more

College and Career Ready Standards (CCRS) Summative Assessment FAQs

Re-Enrollment of Returning Students for SY 2018-19

Dear Sponsors,

It is time once again, to enroll your dependent(s) in the DoDEA Americas Puerto Rico Schools. As you are aware, eligibility and registration is conducted on an annual basis. Sponsors are required...Read more

Free Meals USDA Waiver for Students

Dear Parents,

Due to the passing of Hurricane Maria, USDA is extending the waiver to serve our students free more

From: Zahira Diaz, Military Family Life Counselor (MFLC)

This letter is to inform you about the Child and Youth Behavioral Military and Family Life Counseling program services. Due to the unique challenges faced by military families, the Department of Defense is offering this private and confidential non-medical counseling service to military service members, military families, and military family service member's children in Child and Youth Programs, Department of Defense Education Activity schools, Local Education Agencies, DoDEA CYP summer programs, National Military Family Association Operation Purple Camps, Guard/Reserve camps, and Operation Military Kids Camps. Read more...

Military and Family Life Counseling Program Brochure

Ft. Buchanan Puerto Rico SY 17-18 Make Up Plan

Dear Parents and Caretakers,

Please see the modified Fort Buchanan school calendar SY2017-18 which reflects student make up attendance days due to Hurricane Maria.  Modified Ft. Buchanan School Calendar SY2017-18

Welcome Back to AES! Bienvenidos a AES!

WE are happy to welcome you to school year 2017-2018! We look forward to working together with you in partnership to ensure our children can achieve their highest potential. As partners we share the responsibility for our children's success. We ask you to guide and support your child's learning by making sure your child: 1. arrives on time and attends school daily 2. completes all assignments 3. reads daily 4. shares school experiences with you 5. share when they need additional support 6. and know that you expect them to put forth their best efforts.

For DoDEA students, the implementation of College and Career Ready (CCR) standards in the area of mathematics and literacy sets a foundation for even greater student success and growth.

Please consider joining our school volunteer program. Our students benefit greatly from your involvement and contributions.

See our "Contact Us" page for information if you have any questions.

We thank you for your continued support and look forward to working with you during school year 2017-2018!

Our Mission

Educate, Engage, and Empower each student to succeed in a dynamic world.

Our Vision

We care, we share, we learn. We'll find success at AES!

Goal 1

By June, all students will improve their reading comprehension, construct meaning from text across the curriculum as measured by the selected system-wide assessments (Terrain, Third Edition, Reading Subtest, Grades 3-4) and by local assessments (Pearson Reading Series from grades PreK-4).

Goal 2

By June, all students at Antilles Elementary School will improve their mathematical problem-solving skills and their ability to compute accurately using operations that match the problem across the curriculum, as measured by selected system-wide assessments (TerraNova, Third Edition, Grades 3, 4, and 5) and by local assessments (Everyday Math from K to 2, and EnVision Series from grades 3 to 5.

Selected Research-Based Intervention to support Goal 2: Number Talks

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Sexual Harassment Awareness and Prevention
The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) remains committed to ensuring that no student is subject to sexual harassment of any kind in our educational programs and that students have the freedom to learn and thrive in a safe and trusted environment.

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Women's History Month
DoDEA celebrates Women's History Month, recognizing the great contributions that women have made to our nation.

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Antilles ES

700 Santiago Street
Ft Buchanan, PR 00934-4600
P: (787) 707-2364
F: 787) 707-2315

It is the responsibility of the parents or guardians to notify the school every time a student is absent.

Upcoming Events

  • Feb 12 - Apr 13
    Alternative Assessment K-12

  • Mar 22 - Mar 23
    Pre-K ONLY - Parent-Teacher Conferences

  • Mar 29 - Mar 30
    Spring Break

  • Apr 5
    End of Quarter 3 Report Period

  • Apr 9
    CCRSM Summative Assessments

Full Calendar

NOTE: Please check your school's calendar for information on additional release days for training, parent teacher conferences, and other activities.

Recent News

Calenzani's 2-5 Letters and the Stephen Colbert Show

Students in 2-5 wrote to Stephen Colbert regarding Hurricane Marie effects on Puerto Rico. Read More...

First LEGO League Animal Allies Puerto Rico Championship

On February 11, 2017 close to 200 children, ages 9 to 14 gathered to participate in the annual FIRST LEGO League Animal Allies Puerto Rico Championship. Read More...

SY 2016-17 AES Faculty, Staff, Students and New 21st Century Facility

For SY 2016-17 AES faculty, staff and students began using their new 21st century facility. See "About our School" page for more information. Read More...

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School Hours
Grade Regular Hours
K - 5 7:45-2:15 PM
Pre-K AM Session 7:45-10:15 AM
Pre-K PM Session 11:45-2:15PM

Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


Breakfast begins at 6:45 a.m.

  • Supervision for students arriving for breakfast starts at 6:45 a.m.
  • All students must be in their classrooms by 7:45 a.m. to be counted present.
  • Students arriving to class after 7:45 a.m. are counted tardy.