EC Killin Elementary School opened on Camp Foster in 1991 and is named after Dr. Edward C. Killin who was the Director of Department of Defense Schools, Pacific Region from 1972 to 1987. He served over 35 years as a teacher, administrator, and education and management consultant; additionally he was a served in the military as an officer.
Killin Elementary is a kindergarten through fifth grade school serving about 430 students and their families. Accreditation is the act of gaining credit or recognition with respect to the education institution that maintains suitable standards. Cognia is the accreditation organization for all DoDEA schools. The Pacific South District was last visited in February 2016. Individually, Killin Elementary was the recipient of the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program in 2017. This U.S. Department of Education Award celebrates school with high levels of achievement.
Killin Elementary School is part of the Department of Defense Education Agency (DoDEA) which provides education to overseas schools on military bases world-wide and some stateside schools. Please visit the DoDEA website (http://www.dodea.edu) for all information regarding DoDEA standards, curriculum, and diverse school programs that are in line with our DoDEA Mission and Blueprint for Continuous Improvement.
At Killin Elementary we believe in the long-term growth of each child. We believe that the academic, social-emotional, and character development of all students is important. We also believe that students should be celebrated for their academic, character, and social-emotional achievements. We work with all students on 21st century skills as we want them to be productive problem solver and communicators.
We credit the success of Killin Elementary School to a strong team of educators and staff, outstanding support from parents and community members, an engaged Parent Teacher Organization (PTO), and our ECK RRKS (Respectful-Responsible-Kind-Safe).
E. C. Killin is accredited by AdvancED. Read more about our accreditation process.