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District Leadership

Pacific South District Superintendent

Dr. Melissa Hayes District Superintendent

Pacific South, Okinawa District Superintendent Office
UNIT 5166
APO, AP 96368-5166
Phone: 098-961-1204

Dr. Vann M. Lassiter Chief of Staff

Pacific South Chief of Staff

Community Leadership

Mr. Donald T. Williams Community Superintendent

Pacific South Community Superintendent

Did you know?

DoDEA Pacific South District operates 13 schools located in Okinawa, Japan across 4 communities.

There are nearly 900,000 military connected children of all ages worldwide, of which more than 6,000 are enrolled in DoDEA Pacific South District schools and served by thousands of teachers and educational aides.

All schools within DoDEA are fully accredited by U.S. accreditation agencies.

District News

Kubasaki HS - Dragon Choir and Band Spring Concert 2023
Fri, May 26, 2023
Dragon Choir and Band Spring Concert 2023
Kubasaki HS - National Art Honor Society Gala
Fri, May 26, 2023
National Art Honor Society Gala
Kubasaki HS - Stars & Stripes 2023 Athletes of the Year
Fri, May 26, 2023
Stars & Stripes Athletes of the Year
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Pacific South Community Homepages

News Updates

Memorial Day

Memorial Day

May 25, 2023 Memorial Day, which is celebrated on the last Monday in May, honors service members who have died in military service to the nation.
School Health Services

School Health Services

May 23, 2023 Students enrolled in DoDEA schools are required to meet specific immunization requirements. Consult your school health services page for details. Questions? Please contact your school nurse.
Students and Staff

Latest Press Releases

DoDEA Pacific announces publication of SUN 49

DoDEA Pacific announces publication of SUN 49

May 15, 2023 DoDEA Pacific is proud to announce the publication of this year’s edition of the SUN. SUN 49 is comprised of creative works from students attending DoDEA Pacific schools in Japan, Korea, Okinawa, and Guam.
DoDEA Preparing for Universal Prekindergarten in FY2024

DoDEA Preparing for Universal Prekindergarten in FY2024

May 05, 2023 Planning is underway for a three-phase implementation that, when completed, will add an estimated 6,000 prekindergarten students in the 60 military communities served by DoDEA schools world-wide.

District Contacts

Name Position Phone Number
Educational Technologist 632-7144
Secretary: Registrar 634-8995
Safety Officer 634-5690
Logistics Manager 632-6015
Facilities Manager 632-8336
Special Education: (SPED) 632-7145
Transportation: M-F: 0730-1600 Cell: 098-970-7820 / 2036
Education Research Analyst 632-7149
Force Protection Officer 634-5690
Administrative Secretary: Support Specialist 632-7383
Webmaster: Pacific Region +81-98-953-5758