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Get Your Flu Shot!

Get Your Flu Shot! U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa Flu ShotEx

Walk-up flu shots offered through October, between 0800-1600.
No appointment needed!

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DoDEA Pacific School's Digital Handbook

All DoDEA School’s Handbooks have gone digital!

For full instructions on how to access the new Digital Handbook and to confirm that you have read it. Please see the attached PDF.

Please visit your school's Homepage and click on the Handbook button to get started!

Teacher of the Year Nominations

Teacher of the Year Nominations

October 17, 2021 Do you know a teacher who has had a positive impact on your child, your child's school, or your community? Nominate them for Teacher of the Year. Nominations are open until November 30, 2021.
Proposed DoDEA Dress Code

Thank you for providing input on the proposed DoDEA-wide student dress code. The commenting period has ended; however, the mailbox will remain open until October 29, 2021.

DoDEA appreciates the many comments that have been submitted.  This a great start to our working together to establish a DoDEA-wide dress code.  As the next step in this process, Education Policy and Operations Division (EdOps) in collaboration with the Civil Rights Program will present your feedback to the DoDEA Civil Rights Steering Group (CRSG) for consideration.  


Are you thinking of becoming a principal? 

We will host the DoDEA Pacific Series for Prospective Principals the last Tuesday of each month starting September 28. 1530 - 1630 JST/1630 - 1730 Guam. Prospective Principal Network

For more information, email or .

Ryukyu MS School Hours

Tuesdays are Early Release days

  Regular Hours Tuesday Hours
Office Hours 0700 - 1500  

School Hours


0720 - 1350


0720 - 1250


Bell Schedule (Block Schedule with A/B Days)


Block 1 0720 - 0845 0720 - 0835
Block 2 0850 - 1015 0840 - 0950
Block 3

1020 - 1220
A Lunch: 1020 - 1050
B Lunch: 1105 - 1135
C Lunch: 1150 - 1220

0955 - 1135
A Lunch: 0955 - 1025
B Lunch: 1030 - 1100
C Lunch: 1105 - 1135

Block 4 1225 - 1350 1140 - 1250


Habu Day (8 Period Day) Bell Schedule


A1 0720 - 0800
A2 0805 - 0845
A3 0850 - 0930
A4 0935 - 1015

Seminar (B4)

and Lunch

1015 - 1145

A Lunch: 1015 - 1045
B Lunch: 1045 - 1115
C Lunch: 1115 - 1145

B1 1150 - 1230
B2 1235 - 1315
B3 1320 - 1350


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.

Our Purpose

Connecting achievement today with success tomorrow.

Our Guiding Principles

H.A.B.U -
We walk Honorably

Achieve greatness

Believe in our abilities and

Understand that we are stronger together!

Continuous School Improvement (CSI) Goals

Goal 1: Organizational Goal - Ryukyu Middle School will continue implementing College and Career Readiness Standards in Literacy (CCRSL).

Goal 2: Academic Goal - Ryukyu Middle School students will improve their ability to construct viable arguments and convey reasoning through verbal and written expression.

From Around DoDEA

Bullying Prevention Month

Bullying Prevention Month

September 29, 2021 DoDEA actively acknowledges National Bullying Prevention month in October in order to help educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention.
School Health Services

School Health Services

September 28, 2021 DoDEA School Health Services aims to optimize learning by fostering student wellness. Learn about School Nurses, Student Immunization Requirements, Medication at School, Chronic and Acute Health Conditions, First Aid, and more.
Students and Staff
National Disability Employment Awareness Month

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

September 28, 2021 Every October, we observe National Disability Employment Awareness Month to recognize the contributions, dedication and talents of Americans with disabilities who are a vital part of our workforce.
Ryukyu MS

School Address
Unit 5166
APO, AP Unit 5166
Phone: 098-961-4849
Fax: 098-961-4979
DSN Phone: 315-634-4849
DSN Fax: 315-634-4979
From US: 011-81-961-4849
From the US Fax: 011-81-961-4979

Upcoming Events

 Oct 22
No School for Students (Teacher Work Day)

 Oct 25
Begin Second Quarter

 Oct 28
RYMS SAC Meeting

 Nov 5
No School for Students (Parent/Teacher Conferences)

 Nov 11
No School (Federal Holiday Veterans Day)

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