Dedicated: August 1987
Spangdahlem Elementary School (SPES) is a part of the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) and is located in the Europe West School District. SPES serves approximately 500 children in grades Sure Start to 5th. Our multicultural student population is made up of dependents of U.S. Military and Department of Defense Civilian Personnel assigned to Spangdahlem AB and Buechel Flugplatz. Our faculty members also represent varied multicultural backgrounds and are from many of the 50 states as well as some foreign countries. This diversity is a strength.
Spangdahlem Elementary School is located on Spangdahlem Air Base in the Eifel Region of Germany’s Rhineland-Palatinate State. Specifically, the school is located near the residential area of the air base. The school offers a wide range of academic programs including Physical Education, Music, Host Nation (known as German culture class), Art, as well as the basic curriculum of language arts, math, science, health, and social studies.
Our campus includes seven buildings, several outdoor playgrounds, an information center, and all classrooms are connected to a LAN with Internet access. Spangdahlem ES prides itself on and is committed to making the world a better place one child at a time. So, children are at the heart of all we do!
Grades: PSCD; SureStart; K-5
Educate, Engage, and Empower each student to succeed in a dynamic world
SEEK Excellence, ATTACK Challenges, LEARN Together, Succeed!
Expectations for excellence of ALL
Everyone will encourage each other academically, socially and emotionally
Everyone will assist in operating and maintaining a safe school environment
Everyone will encourage quality communication
Everyone will support our 21st Century, technology rich learning environment