Department of Defense Education Activity

Mendel ES: Policies and Procedures

Our school's Student Handbook provides information and guidance about school policies, procedures, and programs. Quick links to review are below, Or you can download our handbook PDF or review it online.

Key Highlights:

  • Arrival and Dismissal:
    Students should not arrive on campus before 7:50 AM unless for a specific school activity that has adult supervision.
  • Attendance:
    Parents are asked to contact the school on the day of an unplanned absence to let the office staff and teacher know of the absence.  For long-term absences, an absence of 5 or more days, please notify the front office in advance.  There is a form located at the office for this purpose.

School Hours and Contacts

Office of DoDEA Policy

The Policy Team of OPLP administers and operates the DoDEA Issuance Program, the Issuance Focal Point Working Group, and facilitates DoD-level issuance coordination for DoDEA.

Policy and Legislation