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Iwakuni IS School Hours

Tuesdays are Early Release days

  Regular Hours Lunch Hours Tuesday Hours
Office Hours 0730 - 1530  
School Hours 0755 - 1435
1st Bell - 0750
2nd Bell - 0755
1130 - 1230 Early Dismissal
at 1435

The first bell rings at 0750 and class begins promptly at 0755. Supervision for students does not begin until 0745. Students should not arrive at school before this time.

Dismissal for all students is at 1435. Early dismissal and half‐day schedule dismissal is at 1045. Every Tuesday students will be dismissed at 1330 for teachers to receive professional development. Once students have been dismissed, children are expected to leave the campus promptly.

From Around DoDEA

Norovirus Information Sheet

Norovirus Information Sheet

March 01, 2023 Norovirus is a very contagious virus that causes vomiting and diarrhea. Outbreaks are common and can happen at any time, but they are most likely to occur from November to April.
Women's History Month

Women's History Month

February 28, 2023 March is Women’s History Month – a time to honor the contributions of women in American history.
Music in Our Schools Month

Music in Our Schools Month

February 28, 2023 DoDEA joins the National Association for Music Education and schools across the nation in celebrating Music in Our Schools Month (MIOSM) in March. The purpose of recognizing MIOSM in DoDEA is to highlight and advocate for music programs in our schools.
National Reading Month

National Reading Month

February 24, 2023 DoDEA joins the National Education Association and schools across the nation in celebrating Read Across America on March 2nd and all year long to help motivate kids to read, bring the joys of reading to students of all ages, and make all children feel valued and welcome.
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Iwakuni IS

School Address
PSC 561 Box 1874
FPO, AP 96310
Iwakuni, Japan
Phone: 0827-79-3168
Fax: 0827-79-6980
DSN Phone: 315-253-3168
From US: 011-81-827-79-3164/3168

Upcoming Events

 Mar 27 - Apr 1
Spring Break No students

 Apr 3
4th QTR Class Resumes

 Apr 10
3rd QTR Awards Ceremony

 Apr 12
Purple Up Day MOMC

 Apr 14

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

Iwakuni IS Purpose Statement

The Purpose of our school is to empower students to achieve excellence in scholarship, character, and citizenship through collaborative and independent lifelong learning in a global community.

Student Friendly Purpose Statement

I can help others

We will challenge each other 

Always persevering in our character goals 

Kindness always counts 

Understanding and accepting our differences 

Never give up on achieving your dreams 

Inspiration comes from within!


  • Student Excellence: Challenge and prepare each student to maximize his or her academic growth and well-being for college, career, and life.
  • School Excellence: Develop and sustain each school to be high performing within a culture of innovation, collaboration, continuous improvement, and caring relationships.
  • Talent Excellence: Recruit, develop, empower, and retain a high performing workforce that reflects the diversity of our students.
  • Organizational Excellence: Build an enduring, accountable, and responsive organization that provides appropriate resources, direction, and support to accomplish the goal.
  • Outreach Excellence: Partner with internal and external stakeholders and industry leaders to advance student and organizational success.

CSI Leadership Meeting Schedule

Leadership Team Meets 15:00 on the Third Tuesday Monthly During the School Year

Accreditation and Awards

IWIS is accredited with Cognia. 

School Improvement Plan