Department of Defense Education Activity

McCool Elementary and Middle School

McCool EMS School Hours

  Regular Hours Tuesday Hours
Office Hours 0730 - 1600  
School Hours 0815 - 1445 0815 - 1345
  Lunch, Recess  
K 12:05 - 12:45  
1st 11:00 - 11:40  
2nd 10:40 - 11:15  
3rd 10:10 - 10:40  
4th 10:25 - 10:55  
5th 11:50 - 12:35  
6th-8th 11:15 - 11:55  

DoDEA Mission Statement

Educate, Engage, and Empower each student to succeed in a dynamic world.

McCool Elementary/Middle School Vision Statement

CDR William C. McCool Elementary/Middle School is student-centered and prepares all to excel as collaborative citizens in a progressive 21st Century Society.

MEMS K-2 Goals:

  • GOAL 1: We will improve reading comprehension across the curriculum
  • GOAL 2: We will improve our skills in number sense.

MEMS 3-8 Goals:

  • GOAL 1: We will improve our reading skills by evaluating, interpreting, and responding to text.
  • GOAL 2: We will improve our math skills by solving real-world mathematical problems involving  area, surface area, and volume.


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TRICARE Flu Resources

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American Education Week

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National American Indian Heritage Month

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