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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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Online Lunch Payment

Parents may prepay for school meals and check account balances at

K12PaymentCenter (formerly is a secure, easy and convenient way to apply funds directly to your student's account online. You can even check the account balance and keep an eye on what your student is buying! As an added convenience, parents can receive a Low Balance notification email alerting the parent that the student's account will need another payment applied soon.

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 Front view of Fort Rucker Elementary School


Engage and empower learners for excellence in a global society.


Empowered and Compassionate Learners Striving for Excellence

Math Goal

All students at FRES will improve their measurement skills in math.

Writing Goal

All students at FRES will improve their sentence structure and editing skills.

Organizational Goal

All students and faculty at FRES will demonstrate the habits of effective teambuilding.

Link to Tech Portal page Fort Rucker ES Technology Portal

The Rucker ES Technology portal has links to common programs and applications available to students and teachers.

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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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Ft. Rucker ES

Bldg 21037 Red Cloud Rd
Fort Rucker, AL 36362-0279
P: 334-255-1607
F: 770-268-7482

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

Upcoming Events

  • Mar 19 - Mar 22
    Spring Book Fair

  • Mar 19 - Mar 23
    STEM Week FRES and FRPS

  • Mar 23
    Popcorn Friday

  • Mar 26 - Mar 30
    No School - Spring Break

  • Apr 20
    No School - Teacher Training Day

Full Calendar

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

School Year 2017-2018 Calendar

Student Supply List 2017-2018

Parent Handbook 2017-2018

School Hours

  Regular Hours
Early Release
Office 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Teachers 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Students 7:30 am - 2:30 pm 7:30 am -  1:15 pm

Recent News

Elementary school puts on final drama club performance

The FRES Drama Club has put on plays to entertain students and parents with productions, and for their final farewell, 30 student-actors performed their rendition of "The Jungle Book." Read More...

Fort Rucker Schools principal earns top DODEA honors

The principal of the Fort Rucker Elementary School and Fort Rucker Primary School is the Department of Defense Education Activity Americas Elementary Principal of the Year. Read More...

Rucker schools to combine

a “new 21st Century School” will be constructed on the site where Fort Rucker Elementary School is currently located. Read More...

Fort Rucker schools combine under single administration

The Fort Rucker Primary School and Fort Rucker Elementary School are now under the leadership of a single administration, Read More...

Fort Rucker Elementary school club cultivates leaders

Education at Fort Rucker schools is more that just about teaching students their ABCs – it’s also about cultivating leaders. Read More...

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