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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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From Around DoDEA

National School Nurse Day

National School Nurse Day

May 11, 2021 DoDEA joins the nation in celebrating the specialized practice of school nursing on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. This celebration recognizes the contributions school nurses make every day, particularly in times of crisis, to improve the safety, health, and academic success of all students.
Observances
Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week

April 30, 2021 DoDEA Director Tom Brady thanks DoDEA teachers for their tireless support of students during an extraordinary global pandemic. Teacher Appreciation Week is May 3rd - 7th.
Observances
Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month

Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month

April 30, 2021 The observance of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month is an occasion to remember the patriotism of AAPIs who have served, or are currently serving, in the DOD, our nation and, specifically, here at DoDEA.
Observances
Decision Day

Decision Day

April 27, 2021 Celebrate Decision Day on May 3rd – the day when DoDEA high-school seniors announce what they’ll be pursuing after graduation.
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School Address
Unit 5072 (YEES)
APO, AP 96328-5072
Japan
Phone: DSN: 315-225-5504

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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