This is the only official list of supplies for students throughout Europe. All other lists that may be in circulation, or requests for additional supplies, should be disregarded. Parents should follow only the DoDEA Europe official guidelines when purchasing school supplies for their children.
Each school may provide additional guidance to the parents on what to buy for their student that is more "grade specific". These lists are normally published in the local newspapers for each garrison just before school starts.
Additionally, teachers will identify which items will be needed for their classroom. So please check your school and your child's teacher to know exactly what items will be needed.
Parents are expected to provide the following for their children as needed:
Schools are expected to purchase the following items and have them available in August for the beginning of school:
Parents are not to be expected to purchase the above items.
*Student Planners may be purchased using appropriated funds with the Superintendent's authorization. Authorization may be granted only when their use is essentially equivalent to a consumable textbook and are used as an instructional resource in a regularly scheduled course or program conducted and monitored under the guidance of a member of the school faculty.