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2018 DoDEA Comprehensive Assessment System: Parents Edition
Tom Brady, DoDEA Director discusses the DoDEA Comprehensive Assessment System and informs parents on how this will improve student success.

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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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Technology Plan KDES 2016-20
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Sexual Harassment Awareness and Prevention
The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) remains committed to ensuring that no student is subject to sexual harassment of any kind in our educational programs and that students have the freedom to learn and thrive in a safe and trusted environment.

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Women's History Month
DoDEA celebrates Women's History Month, recognizing the great contributions that women have made to our nation.

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Kadena ES

Unit 5166
APO, AP 96368-5166
P: 011-81-611-734-1550/3441
F: 011-81-098-6816
DSN-P: 634-1550/3441
DSN-F: 098-934-6816

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

  • Mar 26
    PTO General Meeting

  • Mar 29
    End of Quarter 3

  • Mar 30
    No School

  • Apr 2 - Apr 6
    No School (Spring Break)

  • Apr 23
    No School (Students)

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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