Department of Defense Education Activity

Kadena Elementary School

Life-size whale replica helps teach STEM lessons

Life-size whale replica helps teach STEM lessons

Why would you build a 115 pound, 100-foot long whale replica out of plastic tarp? To engage students and empower learning, of course!
Teacher of the Year Nominations

Teacher of the Year Nominations

Do you know a teacher who has had a positive impact on your child, your child's school, or your community? Nominate them for Teacher of the Year Nominations are opened until November 18, 2019

Welcome to Kadena Elementary!

Where kids come first


Kadena ES School Hours

Tuesdays are Early Release days

  Regular Hours Tuesday Hours
Office Hours 0700 - 1600  
School Hours 0845 - 1500 0845 - 1400
Lunch Hours 1025 - 1300  

Mission and/or Vision

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

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

Key Goals

KDES CCRSL Organizational Goal: Kadena Elementary School will implement College and Career Readiness Standards in Literacy (CCRSL).

KDES CCRSM Academic Goal:  Kadena Elementary School will show an increased level of proficiency in Mathematics. 

From Around DoDEA

School Psychology Awareness Week

School Psychology Awareness Week

November 08, 2019 From November 11-15, DoDEA joins the nation in celebrating School Psychology Awareness Week (SPAW). School psychologists effectively link teaching, learning, and mental health to improve outcomes and are a ready resource in schools.
Celebrations, Observances
American Education Week

American Education Week

November 05, 2019 During American Education Week. DoDEA joins the nation in raising awareness about the need to provide every child with a quality public education. Links available to the NEA’s AEW toolkits for artwork, promo materials, activity ideas and fact sheets.
Celebrations, Observances
DoDEA Schools Best in the U.S. on Nation’s Report Card

DoDEA Schools Best in the U.S. on Nation’s Report Card

October 30, 2019 DoDEA students’ average scale scores ranged from 10 to 18 percentage points higher than corresponding national average scores, and mostly increased while national average scores mostly decreased.
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Military Family Appreciation Month

Military Family Appreciation Month

October 29, 2019 During Military Family Appreciation Month, DoDEA renews its commitment to the families and communities we are proud to serve.
Celebrations, Observances
National American Indian Heritage Month

National American Indian Heritage Month

October 28, 2019 DoDEA joins the nation in recognizing American Indians for their respect for natural resources and the Earth, having served with valor in our nation's conflicts and for their many distinct and important contributions to the United States.
Celebrations, Observances