Department of Defense Education Activity

Welcome to Kadena MS!

Named for Kadena Air Base, on which it is located, Kadena Middle School opened its doors to students in September, 1990. With an average annual attendance of over 700, over 14,000 military and civilian dependents have been KMS Wolverines since opening.

Continuous School Improvement Goals

Goal 1:  

Kadena Middle School students will improve the quality of their communication of depth of knowledge (DOK) through a focus on content specific informational text

By SY 21-22, there will be a 5% increase in the percentage of students meeting or exceeding the sub-claim of written expression; with a focus on informational text, on the CCR Summative Assessment in Literacy

 

Goal 2:  

Kadena Middle School students will improve their ability to model and apply solutions, express reasoning, and justify their thinking within content area curriculum by utilizing a variety of instructional strategies.

By SY21-22, there will be a 5% increase in percentage of 6th and 8th grade students meeting or exceeding on the DoDEA summative assessments in applied content areas with emphasis on the CCR Summative Assessment in Mathematics.

 

We belong to the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Pacific South School District. DoDEA is a Department of Defense field activity operating under the direction, authority, and control of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness and the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy.
 


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Kadena MS

Grades: 6 - 8

Enrollment: 512

Our Mission

Educate, Engage and Empower each student to succeed in a dynamic world.

Our Vision

To be among the world's leaders in education, enriching the lives of military-connected students and the communities in which they live.

Mascot: Wolverine

Motto: Learn Today, Lead Tomorrow!

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Kadena MS Colors

Primary Color: #D71920

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School Improvement Goals

Goal 1: Reading Comprehension

All students will improve in Reading Comprehension.

Goal 2: Mathematics

All students will increase achievement in Mathematics.

Goal 3: 

All teachers will participate in Focused Collaboration.


Our Purpose

To guide our students into becoming independent and productive learners by providing a rigorous and multifaceted curriculum in a safe and supportive environment in order to prepare them for high school and beyond.


Kadena MS

School Address
Unit 5166
Kadena AB
APO, AP 96368-5166
Okinawa, Japan
Phone: 098-961-0217
Fax: 098-961-8328
DSN Phone: 315-634-0217
DSN Fax: 315-634-8328
From US: 011-81-98-961-0217
From the US Fax: 011-81-98-961-8328