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DoDEA Shifts School Openings Dates at Benning & Stewart

DoDEA Shifts School Openings Dates at Benning & Stewart

August 07, 2020 The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Director has approved the shifting of school openings at schools in Fort Benning and Fort Stewart, Georgia, to allow additional time for staff changes to support the new virtual learning option.
Six questions about the Return to School with Director Tom Brady

Six questions about the Return to School with Director Tom Brady

July 22, 2020 DoDEA Director, Tom Brady, answers 6 questions about the return to school.
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Americas Return to School SY 2020-21

July 15, 2020 As parents and students prepare for the start of the 2020-2021 school year, the DoDEA Americas Director wanted to provide an update on the progress DoDEA has made to safely and effectively implement teaching and learning this coming school year.
DoDEA Shifts School Openings Dates in Southeast District

DoDEA Shifts School Openings Dates in Southeast District

July 13, 2020 The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Director has approved the shifting of school openings for the DoDEA Southeast District schools in close coordination with installation commanders, the local senior military leadership, and DoDEA Southeast District and DoDEA Americas Regional leadership.

Kessler ES Hours

School Hours Regular Hours  Thursday Hours 
K - 6 Students 8:20 am - 3:05 pm 8:20 am - 1:50 pm
Pre-K AM Session 8:20 - 10:55 am 8:20 - 10:30 am
Pre-K PM Session 12:30 - 3:05 pm 11:40 am - 1:50 pm

Thursdays are Early Release days

Cafeteria Hours Start End
Breakfast 7:45 am 8:15 am
Lunch 10:55 am 12:05 pm

Stakeholder Comment Form

The School Board welcomes your input. Each speaker must complete the form below and submit it to the school board president three days prior to the school board meeting.

School Board Stakeholder Feedback Form

From Around DoDEA

Race, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Race, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

June 16, 2020 Challenging every DoDEA employee to be courageous, persistent and effective in confronting and resolving racial and cultural issues that impact everyone but disproportionately impact the academic and social emotional success of students of color.
Kessler ES

School Address
Bldg 7560, 1127 Austin Road
Fort Stewart, GA 31315
Phone: 912-368-3598
Fax: 912-368-5048

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events within the next 5 days. For a complete list of events please see the full calendar. Full Calendar
NOTE: Please check your school's calendar for information on additional release days for training, parent teacher conferences, and other activities.

Our Mission

Educate, Engage, and Empower military-connected students to succeed in a dynamic world.

Our Vision Statement

Excellence in Education for Every Student, Every Day, Everywhere

School Improvement Goals

Goal 1-Professional Learning Communities: By the end of the school year, all staff will demonstrate behaviors to build staff capacity through professional learning communities.

Goal 2-Culture and Climate: By the end of the school year, all staff will promote, foster, and support a wide variety of partnerships for student success.

Goal 3-Mathematics Comprehension:  By the end of the school year, students at Kessler Elementary will increase mathematics proficiency.

Goal 4-Reading: By the end of the school year, students at Kessler Elementary will increase reading proficiency.