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Impact of a Potential Government Shutdown
The current appropriation provided under the Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 (continuing resolution), extended appropriations that will expire at 11:59 p.m. (EST) on Friday, January 19, 2018.

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NEW DoDEA Emergency Alert Notification System

Effective January, Maxwell AFB EMS will cease using OneCall and begin using AtHoc for crisis communications. See the details in Mr. Hernandez's letter dated 14 DEC 17.

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Instill the whole child concept in a 21st century learning environment by educating and empowering our students for a dynamic world.


To be leaders in 21st century education, preparing and inspiring generations of learners to meet the challenges of the global society.

Core Values

  • Educating the whole child fosters academic, social, physical, and emotional well-being in a safe environment.
  • 21st century learning environments are student-centered, differentiated, stimulating and relevant to help each student realize his or her fullest potential.
  • High-performing educators and leaders make a difference in student success.
  • Family and community partnerships are vital to student success.
  • School culture supports and reinforces healthy lifestyles (mind and body).

School Goals

  • Goal 1 - Writing - All Students at MEMS will improve their writing skills.
  • Goal 2 - Math - All Students at MEMS will improve their math skills.
  • Goal 3 - Professional Learning Communities - MEMS will improve its organizational and cultural climate through implementing PLCs to support student performance.
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DoDEA Teachers of the Year Program
Kara Ball named 2018 Teacher of the Year

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Maxwell AFB E/MS

800 Magnolia Blvd, Bldg 538
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112-6147
P: (334) 953-7804
F: (334) 953-4339
DSN-P: 493-6533

It is the responsibility of the parents or guardians to notify the school every time a student is absent.


To report a student absence, email the school attendance clerk 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

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
Arrival and Dismissal SY 17-18
Procedures for arriving to and dismissing from Maxwell EMS. Please note changes from prior years are in effect due to the construction.
Attendance Brochure SY 17-18
Attendance SY 17-18
Back to School Activities SY 17-18
Welcome to SY 17-18 at Maxwell EMS. Here's a list of activities to start this school year.
Bus User Agreement SY 17-18
Agreement for using the bus
School Calendar SY 17-18
Calendar of school days, days off, and important events the will occur at Maxwell AFB EMS throughout SY 17 - 18.
Supply List SY 17-18
Here's a list of the supplies you'll need at Maxwell EMS.

School Hours

Grade Regular Hours
Tuesday Hours
K - 8
7:55 a.m. - 2:50 p.m.
7:55 a.m. - 1:50 p.m.
Pre-K AM Session
7:55 - 10:30 a.m.
7:55-10:00 a.m.
Pre-K PM Session
12:20 - 2:50 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Tuesdays are Early Release days

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.

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MEMS Kicks Off Fourth Annual STEMposium with Birds of Prey

Maxwell Elementary and Middle School students kicked off the fourth annual STEMposium with a visit from the Alabama 4-H Science School's Birds of Prey demonstration April 8, 2016, at Maxwell Air Force Base Read More...

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