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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.
Americas Return to School SY 2020-21

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.
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Maxwell AFB E/MS Hours

Grade Regular Hours Wednesday Hours
Office 7:30 am - 4:00 pm 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Teachers 7:30 am - 3:00 pm 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
K - 8 8:10 am - 3:20 pm 8:10 am - 2:05 pm
Pre-K AM Session 8:00 am - 10:45 am 8:00 am - 10:15 am
Pre-K PM Session 12:40 pm - 3:00 pm 11:50 am - 1:50 pm

Wednesdays are Early Release days


Vision, Mission, Values, and Goals

School Vision

Excellence in Education for Every Student, Every Day, Everywhere

School Mission

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

School Core Values

Student-Centered: Students are the heart of all we do.

Excellence: We strive to exceed expectations in all we do.

Continuous Improvement: Our organization, its systems, and processes will be continually reexamined and improved.

Lifelong Learning: Learning is an active process of discovery where we cultivate curiosity, perseverance, and the desire to learn.

Diversity: We honor the uniqueness of each individual and embrace diverse beliefs and backgrounds. We respect differences and create inclusive environments which contribute to a better society for all.

Individual Potential: Individuals develop within an environment that nurtures intellectual , social, emotional, physical, and creative growth.

Shared Responsibility: Partnerships among families, students, staff, and community members are characterized by mutual commitment and collaborative effort that enrich the lives of our students.

Trust: We value relationships based on integrity, mutual respect, and open two-way communication. We cultivate a safe and risk-free culture that encourages and inspires innovation.

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.
Maxwell AFB E/MS

School Address
800 Magnolia Blvd, Bldg 538
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112-6147
Phone: 334-953-7804
Fax: 334-953-4339
DSN Phone: 493-6533

Maxwell AFB, Alabama

To report a student absence,  or call the school as soon as possible. You may report a student absence before the occurrence, if you know in advance your student will be out.

Upcoming Events

 Aug 24
First Day of School (K 8)

 Aug 27
Early Release

 Sep 3
Early Release

 Sep 4
No School for Students Teacher PD Day

 Sep 7
NO SCHOOL Labor Day

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

Important Information for Parents and Students

Reminder: There is a 15 MPH speed limit in all housing areas on base. When dropping off students, please do so at the carpool lane on Magnolia Boulevard rather than in the circle at the school's front entrance. After dropping off your student, please proceed to the end of Magnolia and follow the circle around in order to turn around. Do not turn around in the parking area adjacent to the drop-off lane or at the crosswalk. Thank you for making every effort to keep our children safe.


Maxwell AFB EMS - A National Blue Ribbon School

2019 National Blue Ribbon School Profile