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Our Mission

Educate, Engage and Empower military-connected students to succeed in a dynamic world.

Our Vision

Excellence in Education for Every Student, Every Day, Everywhere.

Get Your Flu Shot!

Get Your Flu Shot! U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa Flu ShotEx

Walk-up flu shots offered through October, between 0800-1600.
No appointment needed!

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DoDEA Pacific School's Digital Handbook

All DoDEA School’s Handbooks have gone digital!

For full instructions on how to access the new Digital Handbook and to confirm that you have read it. Please see the attached PDF.

Please visit your school's Homepage and click on the Handbook button to get started!

Teacher of the Year Nominations

Teacher of the Year Nominations

October 17, 2021 Do you know a teacher who has had a positive impact on your child, your child's school, or your community? Nominate them for Teacher of the Year. Nominations are open until November 30, 2021.

Welcome to Bechtel Elementary School!

Proposed DoDEA Dress Code

Thank you for providing input on the proposed DoDEA-wide student dress code. The commenting period has ended; however, the mailbox will remain open until October 29, 2021.

DoDEA appreciates the many comments that have been submitted.  This a great start to our working together to establish a DoDEA-wide dress code.  As the next step in this process, Education Policy and Operations Division (EdOps) in collaboration with the Civil Rights Program will present your feedback to the DoDEA Civil Rights Steering Group (CRSG) for consideration.  


Are you thinking of becoming a principal? 

We will host the DoDEA Pacific Series for Prospective Principals the last Tuesday of each month starting September 28. 1530 - 1630 JST/1630 - 1730 Guam. Prospective Principal Network

For more information, email or .

Bechtel ES School Schedule

Regular Hours
Tuesday Hours
Office Hours 0730 - 1600  
School Hours 0850 - 1500 0850 - 1400
Lunch and Recess Hours
Kindergarten 1000 - 1030 1000 - 1030
First Grade 1035 - 1105 1035 - 1105
Second Grade 1110 - 1140 1110 - 1140
Third Grade 1145 - 1215 1145 - 1215
Fourth Grade 1220 - 1250 1220 - 1250
Fifth Grade 1255 - 1325 1255 - 1325
Grade level dismissal times

Sure Start, Kindergarten, & 1st Grade: 1450
2nd & 3rd Grade:  1455
4th & 5th Grade:  1500

    Please be advised that there is no student supervision prior to 0835.
  • Early Release: 
    All Kindergarten, Sure Start, and PSCD are dismissed early every Tuesday at 1350.
    All 2nd and 3rd grade are dismissed early every Tuesday at 1355.
    All 4th and 5th grade are dismissed early every Tuesday at 1400.
    The purpose of the Early Release time is to provide teacher training and collaboration time.

From Around DoDEA

Bullying Prevention Month

Bullying Prevention Month

September 29, 2021 DoDEA actively acknowledges National Bullying Prevention month in October in order to help educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention.
School Health Services

School Health Services

September 28, 2021 DoDEA School Health Services aims to optimize learning by fostering student wellness. Learn about School Nurses, Student Immunization Requirements, Medication at School, Chronic and Acute Health Conditions, First Aid, and more.
Students and Staff
National Disability Employment Awareness Month

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

September 28, 2021 Every October, we observe National Disability Employment Awareness Month to recognize the contributions, dedication and talents of Americans with disabilities who are a vital part of our workforce.
Bechtel ES

School Address
Unit 35038 (BLDG 5000)
Camp McTureous
FPO, AP 96373-5038
Okinawa, Japan
Phone: 098-954-7504
DSN Phone: 315-622-7504
From US: 011-81-98-954-7504

事務所の業務時間は Office Business Hours, すit is 0730-1600.

学校への連絡は、お電話でお願いします to contact by DSN number, dial 622-7504

基地の外からかける際は, When calling from off base, the number is 098-954-7405 オペレーターの番号にかけ.

Upcoming Events

 Oct 22
Teacher Work Day No School for Students

 Nov 4
Parent/Teacher Conference No School for Students

 Nov 5
Parent/Teacher Conference No School for Students

 Nov 11
Veterans Day No School

 Dec 6
Professional Development Day No School for Students

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