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Welcome to Mendel Elementary School!

Our goal is to provide current and relevant information about our school to the military and civilian families we serve today and those we look forward to welcoming to our campus in the future.

Mendel ES School Hours

Tuesdays are Early Release days

  Regular Hours Tuesday Hours
Office Hours 0730 - 1600  
School Hours 0800 - 1410 0800 - 1310
Lunch Hours 1030 - 1210  

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National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 - October 15

National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 - October 15

September 14, 2020 Hispanic Heritage observations began in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and were expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period. The expansion was enacted into law on August 17, 1988, on the approval of Public Law 100-402.
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School Address
Unit 5072
APO, AP 96328-5072
Phone: DSN: 225-5503
DSN Phone: 225-5503

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

Excellence in Education for Every Student, Every Day, Everywhere.

Joan K. Mendel Purpose

Empowering students to succeed as life-long learners.

Joan K. Mendel Values

  • M - Manners
  • E - Excellence in all we do
  • N - Never Give Up
  • D - Disciplined
  • E - Express Creativity
  • L - Life-Long Learners

Gradespeed is for students in 4th through 12th Grade.  It is not available for Kindergarten through 3rd Graders.

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