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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.

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.

Sexual Harassment Awareness and Prevention -
SY 2022-2023: First Day of School

The First Day of School for students will be Monday, August 22nd with the exception of Andersen ES, Andersen MS and E. J. King HS which will start on Wednesday, August 24th.



Kadena MS School Hours

Tuesdays are Early Release days

  Regular Hours Tuesday Hours
Office Hours 0700 - 1500  
School Hours 0725 - 1355 0725 - 1255
School Lunch    
Block A 1025 - 1055 0940 - 1010
Block B 1055 - 1125 1010 - 1040
Block C 1125 - 1155 1040 - 1110
Block D 1155 - 1225  

From Around DoDEA

Annual AHERA Notification

Annual AHERA Notification

August 01, 2022 DoDEA facilities have been inspected, or re-inspected, for Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM) every three years as required by the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) of 1986.
DoDEA Pacific Return to School SY 2022-23

DoDEA Pacific Return to School SY 2022-23

July 25, 2022 As parents and students prepare for the start of the 2022-2023 school year, the DoDEA Pacific Director wanted to provide an update on the progress DoDEA has made to safely and effectively implement teaching and learning this coming school year.
Parent Resource, Student Resource
Back to School SY 22-23
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

事務所の業務時間は、0700-1600 です。

学校への連絡は、お電話でお願いします 634-0217。


基地の外からかける際は、961-0217  オペレーターの番号にかけ

Upcoming Events

 Aug 15 - Aug 24
Message from Principal

 Aug 19
Front Office Closed

 Aug 22
First Day of School

 Sep 5
Labor Day: Federal Holiday

 Sep 15
KDMS SAC

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