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SHAPE ES Mission

To provide an exemplary education that inspires and prepares all DoDEA students for success in a dynamic, global environment.

SHAPE ES Vision

Educate and inspire, every day, in every way!

SHAPE ES Goals

CSI Goal 1: All students will meet grade level benchmarks in reading comprehension skills.

CSI Goal 2: All students will meet grade level benchmarks in math problem solving skills.

Sexual Harassment Awareness and Prevention -
Bullying Prevention Month

Bullying Prevention Month

September 30, 2022 DoDEA actively acknowledges National Bullying Prevention month in October in order to help educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention.
DSIS Family Portal

Student access to the DoDEA SIS Family Portal opens at 9:00am EST on Wednesday, September 28th.

Students in grades 4-12 will be able to log in through their ClassLink account and share information with parents. Students will be able to access their schedules, assignments, grades, teacher contacts, and more!

Parent access to the Family portal is coming in October as we work with the vendor to resolve remaining technical issues



Shape ES School Hours

Grade Regular Hours Instructional Hours Wednesday Hours
PSCD, K - 5 8:45 a.m. - 3:25 p.m. 8:45 a.m. - 3:25 p.m. 8:45 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.
  (Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri) (Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri) (Early Release)
It is the responsibility of the parents or guardians to notify the school before 10:00 a.m. every time a student is absent.
SHAPE ES Values / Guiding Principles:
  • Citizenship
    We will provide thoughtful, rigorous learning opportunities that empower students to become respectful, independent global citizens who demonstrate agility and adaptability in an ever-changing society.

  • Inclusive Curriculum
    We will utilize a differentiated, inclusive and inquiry-based curriculum that provides rich opportunities relating to students’ lives and academic goals.
  • Community / Stakeholders
    We will embrace a collaborative, international learning community building upon our diverse cultures to augment educational experiences and maximize student achievement.
  • Technology
    We will integrate technology on a daily basis within the classroom to enhance instruction enabling our students to thrive in an ever-changing 21st century community.
  • Data
    We will utilize data-driven, standards-based instruction that encourages the development of creative learning projects.

From Around DoDEA

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

September 29, 2022 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.
Observances
Annual AHERA Notification

Annual AHERA Notification

September 29, 2022 DoDEA facilities have been inspected, or re-inspected, for Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM) every three years as required by the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) of 1986.
National Blue Ribbon Schools

National Blue Ribbon Schools

September 16, 2022 Three Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Schools have been recognized by U.S. Secretary of Education as 2022 National Blue Ribbon Schools.
Recognition Programs
National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 - October 15

National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 - October 15

September 12, 2022 Hispanic Heritage observations began in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and were expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period. The expansion was enacted into law on August 17, 1988, on the approval of Public Law 100-402.
Observances
PAEMST Call for Nominations

PAEMST Call for Nominations

September 12, 2022 Nominate your favorite 7-12th grade Math or Science teacher for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching – the Nation's highest honors for teachers of mathematics and science. Nominations accepted until January 9, 2023.
Academic
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School Operations COVID-19
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SHAPE ES

School Address
Rue de Vilnius Unit 21420
APO, AE 09705-1420
Belgium
Phone: +32-65-75-7720

Blue Ribbon School of Excellence AwardsSHAPE American Elementary School (SAES) was recognized in 2012 as a National Blue Ribbon School for academic excellence. SAES was ranked among the highest performing schools in the United States in both English Language Arts and Mathematics as measured by normed assessments.

Upcoming Events

 Oct 13
No School Teacher Work Day

 Oct 14
Parent Teacher Conferences

 Oct 17
Parent Teacher Conferences

 Oct 28
Early Dismissal @ 1300

 Oct 31
All Saints Recess

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