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Welcome to Jack N. Darby ES!

It is our pleasure to welcome you to the official Jack N. Darby Elementary School website. Our goal is to provide current and relevant information about our school to the military families we serve today, and if you are new to the Sasebo area, we look forward to welcoming you to our campus in the future. 

Darby ES


Darby ES School Hours

  Regular Hours Tuesday Hours
Office Hours 0700 - 1630  
School Hours 0755 - 1430 0755 - 1330

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DoDEA Green Ribbon Schools

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DoDEA offers in-person or virtual school options for spring SY20/21

DoDEA offers in-person or virtual school options for spring SY20/21

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Authorized Departures due to COVID-19

Authorized Departures due to COVID-19

October 07, 2020 The Department of State (DOS) has approved an Authorized Departure from foreign areas to include Department of Defense (DoD) civilian employees -- and/or other eligible family members (EFMs) who may need to accompany them - who have determined they are at higher risk of a poor outcome if exposed to Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Teacher of the Year Nominations

Teacher of the Year Nominations

October 06, 2020 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 opened until November 13, 2020.
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National Disability Employment Awareness Month

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

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Bullying Prevention Month

Bullying Prevention Month

October 01, 2020 DoDEA actively acknowledges National Bullying Prevention month in October in order to help educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention.
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Annual AHERA Notification

October 01, 2020 DoDEA facilities have been inspected, or re-inspected, for Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM) every three years as required by the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) of 1986.
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Darby ES

School Address
PSC 485 Box 99
FPO, AP 96321
Japan
Phone: DSN 252.8800/8837
DSN Phone: 252.8800/8837
DSN Fax: 252.8809
From US: 011.81.956.50.8800/8837
From the US Fax: 011.81.956.50.8809

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events within the next 5 days. For a complete list of events please see the full calendar. Full Calendar
NOTE: Please check your school's calendar for information on additional release days for training, parent teacher conferences, and other activities.

Mission

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

Vision

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

Darby's Guiding Principles

Academic areas include but are not limited to Reading, Writing, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies. Social areas include but are not limited to problem solving, critical thinking skills, conflict resolution, cooperative working skills and responsibility.

Resources for Parents and Students

Visit the Darby DolphinNet to access resources and recommended websites from home. 

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