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Impact of a Potential Government Shutdown
The current appropriation provided under the Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 (continuing resolution), extended appropriations that will expire at 11:59 p.m. (EST) on Friday, January 19, 2018.

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Welcome to Kadena Elementary School!
KDES 21st Century School SY 2017-18

Kadena Elementary school will be opening a new 21st Century School SY 2017-18. This is a computer rendering of what it will look like. For more information about 21st Century style schooling please visit this link

KDES Goal: By 2018, KDES will implement the standards provided in the College Career Ready Mathematics Curriculum Framework.

Mission and/or Vision

KES Purpose: Kadena Elementary School's Purpose is to develop adaptable learners for a changing world.

Vision: "Knowledge Equals Success"
KES Motto: "Where Kids Come First"
Mission: Educate, engage, and empower each student to succeed in a dynamic world.

Key Goals

KDES Goal: By 2018, KDES will implement the standards provided in the college and career ready mathematics curriculum framework.

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DoDEA Teachers of the Year Program
Kara Ball named 2018 Teacher of the Year

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Kadena ES

Unit 5166
APO, AP 96368-5166
P: 011-81-611-734-1550/3441
F: 011-81-611-734-6816
DSN-P: 634-1550/3441
DSN-F: 634-6816

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

DSN number 634-1550
Japan Cell phone 098-961-1550

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KDES School News

Student View Episode 8 Jan 16


Upcoming Events

  • Jan 24
    PTO General Meeting

  • Jan 25
    End of Quarter 2

  • Jan 25
    KDES Closing Ceremony

  • Jan 26
    No School

  • Jan 29
    First Day of 3rd Quarter

Full Calendar

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

Recent News

Kadena ES Fall Festival

Oct 13 2017, Kadena Elementary School held a Fall Festival for the community. Students and Parents from all over Kadena Air Base joined in the fun. With over 20 booths, a chili cook off and tons of games and prizes the event was a huge success. Read More...

21st Century School

KES prepares to move into new 21st Century School. Read More...

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