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Government Shutdown is Over
Since a budget extension has been passed by Congress and signed by the President, the furlough has ended and all DoDEA employees should report to work on their regular schedules.

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Welcome to Joan K 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.

  • Permanent Link to Community Strategic Plan (CSP)

    Community Strategic Plan (CSP)

    The CSP demonstrates DoDEA’s commitment to continuously improve in its efforts to educate and prepare military-connected students to excel in today’s increasingly competitive, global 21st Century environment. Learn More

  • Permanent Link to College Career Readiness

    College Career Readiness

    To be successful after high school, all graduates must possess the knowledge, habits, and skills that can only come from a rigorous, rich, and well-rounded pre-K- grade 12 school curriculum. Learn More

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DoDEA Teachers of the Year Program
Kara Ball named 2018 Teacher of the Year

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Mendel ES

Unit 5072
APO, AP 96328-5072
P: 011-81-3117-55-5504
F: 011-81-3117-55-5502
DSN-P: 225-5504/5503
DSN-F: 225-5502

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

Mendel ES Hours

Office Hours (Monday - Friday)

7:30 AM - 4:00 PM (Holidays/Breaks/Summer: 8:00-11:30 AM & 12:30 -3:00 PM)

School Hours for Students (Monday - Friday)

First Bell: 7:55 AM

Second/Tardy Bell: 8:00 AM

Lunch times: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM Specific times vary by grade level.

Dismissal Bell:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 2:10 PM

Tuesday: 1:10 PM



Upcoming Events

  • Jan 25
    End of 2nd Quarter/1st Semester

  • Jan 26
    No School for Students

  • Jan 29
    Beginning of 3rd Quarter of SY 2017-18

  • Feb 5
    No School for Students

  • Feb 12
    Principal's Coffee 8 AM - 9 AM

Full Calendar

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

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

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