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Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Awards

SHAPE 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.

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SHAPE American Elementary School

DoDEA Mission Statement:

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

SHAPE ES Vision Statement:

Educate and inspire, every day, in every way!

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 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.

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