Department of Defense Education Activity

Heroes Elementary School

DoDEA Teachers Miss Their Students

DoDEA Teachers Miss Their Students

DoDEA teachers from around the system miss their students and have created innovative ways of staying connected with their students during the global pandemic.


Heroes ES School Hours

Grade Regular Hours Wednesday Hours
K - 5 8:30 a.m. - 3:10 p.m. 8:30 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
Pre-K AM Session 8:20 - 10:55 a.m. 8:20 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.
Pre-K PM Session 12:30-3:05 p.m. 11:05 a.m. - 1:10 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 Vision

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 Students will build procedural fluency from conceptual understanding.

From Around DoDEA

Europe East Digital Learning Plan

Europe East Digital Learning Plan

May 20, 2020 Digital Learning Plan Guidance for Parents and Students in Europe East