Department of Defense Education Activity

Heroes Elementary School



Heroes ES School Hours

Grade Regular Hours Wednesday Hours
K - 5 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Pre-K AM Session 8:25 - 10:55 a.m. 8:25 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.
Pre-K PM Session 12:25-2:55 p.m. 11:05 a.m. - 12:55 p.m.

Wednesdays are Early Release days

Office Hours 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Teacher Hours 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Breakfast is available beginning at 8:00 a.m. Students should begin arriving for breakfast at this time to ensure they have time to eat. They are dismissed to class at 8:20 a.m.


DoDEA Mission

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

DoDEA Vision

Excellence in Education for Every Student, Every Day, Everywhere

Mid-Atlantic District Purpose Statement

To ensure the college and career readiness of our military-connected students, the Mid-Atlantic District is committed to building the capacity of all educators to increase the effectiveness of instructional practices.

Heroes Purpose Statement

At Heroes, our heads solve problems and are always learning, our hearts are respectful and considerate, and our hands work together for the good of all.

School Improvement Goals

Goal 1: Heroes Elementary Students will read and demonstrate comprehension of grade-level complex literary and informational text.

Goal 2: Heroes Elementary School Students will build procedural fluency from conceptual understanding.

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