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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.

Travel ETP Guidance for Team Travel - DoDEA Europe

Travel ETP Guidance for Team Travel - DoDEA Europe

January 12, 2022 A short-term Exception to Policy (ETP) has been granted regarding team travel. This ETP will allow families of students, who wish to do so, to provide their own means of transportation.

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

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 11, 2022 The Department of Defense (DoD) will join the nation in celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 17, 2022.
Observances
Winter Athletics & Activities Resuming this Weekend

Winter Athletics & Activities Resuming this Weekend

January 06, 2022 DoDEA-Europe is moving ahead with our winter athletic and student activity season, starting this weekend.
Health Resources
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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

 Feb 7
Teacher Training / No School

 Mar 24
Early Dismissal

 Mar 24
Early Dismissal

 Mar 25
Teacher Workday

 Mar 25
Teacher Workday / No School for Students

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