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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 -

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

2023 DoDEA Stakeholder Feedback Survey PSA

2023 DoDEA Stakeholder Feedback Survey PSA

January 17, 2023 The DoDEA Stakeholder Feedback Survey is your chance to help us improve the educational experience for all of our students. Take the survey today!
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 11, 2023 The Department of Defense (DoD) joined the nation in celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, 2023.
Observances
Teacher of the Year Nominations

Teacher of the Year Nominations

January 08, 2023 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 February 10, 2023.
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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

 Feb 13
No School Teacher Training CCRS

 Feb 27
Pre Lenten Recess

 Feb 28
Pre Lenten Recess

 Mar 1
Pre Lenten Recess

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