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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 Celebrates CTE Month 2018
DoDEA celebrates CTE Month every February as a reminder to students that Career and Technical Education programs are available to all those who want to pursue a college education; enlist in the military; or enter directly into the workforce.

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National African American History Month, February 2018
African American History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role they have played in the history of the United States.

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DoDEA History Teacher of the Year
Help the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History recognize outstanding K–12 American history teachers across the country.

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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 9 Jan 17



Upcoming Events

  • Feb 22
    PTO General Meeting

  • Feb 23
    New Parent Coffee

  • Feb 28
    New School Opening Ceremony

  • Mar 2
    No School (Training)

  • Mar 7
    SAC Meeting

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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