Department of Defense Education Activity

SHAPE ES: Homepage

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.


Shape ES School Hours

Grade Regular Hours Instructional Hours Wednesday Hours
PSCD, K - 5 8:30 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.
SHAPE ES Mascot
SHAPE ES

School Address
Shape Elementary School
Rue de Vilnius Unit 21420
APO, AE 09705-1420
Belgium
Phone: 32-65-32-6934/6935
DSN Phone: 314-366-6934/6935
From US: 011-32-65-32-6934/6935

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

 Aug 17
First Day of School for Grades 1 5

 Sep 23
Staff Development / No School for Students

 Oct 6
Teacher Training / No School for Students

 Oct 14
Teacher Work Day / No School for Students

 Oct 15
Parent Teacher Conferences

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