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Free School Meals for All Students!

The USDA has approved ALL kids ages 0-18 to get free meals through June 30, 2021! We will provide more information soon by memorandum placed in the Student Meals Program page of our school's website regarding how we will provide meals on non-holiday weekdays (teacher training days, etc.), and when your school will stop meals distribution this year.

Please continue to submit your meal applications! The free or reduced meal status for the 2020-21 school year will carry over through the first 30 days of the 2021-22 school year. If necessary, contact your installation's Child Nutrition Director for more information. Stay Safe!

Van Voorhis ES Hours

Grade Regular Hours Thursday Hours
K - 5 8:30 am - 3:15 pm 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Pre-K AM Session 8:30 - 11:15 am 8:30 -11:15 am
Pre-K PM Session 12:30 - 3:15 pm 12:15 - 2:00 pm
Office Hours 7:30 am - 4:00 pm 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Thursdays are Early Release days

From Around DoDEA

American Education Week

American Education Week

November 12, 2020 During American Education Week. DoDEA joins the nation in raising awareness about the need to provide every child with a quality public education. Links available to the NEA’s AEW toolkits for artwork, promo materials, activity ideas and fact sheets.
National American Indian Heritage Month

National American Indian Heritage Month

October 30, 2020 DoDEA joins the nation in recognizing American Indians for their respect for natural resources and the Earth, having served with valor in our nation's conflicts and for their many distinct and important contributions to the United States.
Military Family Appreciation Month

Military Family Appreciation Month

October 30, 2020 During Military Family Appreciation Month, DoDEA renews its commitment to the families and communities we are proud to serve.
Van Voorhis ES

School Address
120 Folger Street, Bldg 5550
Fort Knox, KY 40121-6000
Phone: 502-624-5854
Fax: 502-624-7267
DSN Phone: 464-5854

Upcoming Events

 Nov 25 - Nov 29
Thanksgiving Break No School

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


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Van Voorhis

Parents, Students, and Staff working together to ensure all students MUST learn, "Whatever It Takes."


Educate, engage, and empower military-connected students to succeed in a dynamic world.

School Improvement Goals

Math Goal:

  • All students in Grades 3-5 at Van Voorhis Elementary School will increase their achievement in Math on the CCRS Summative Assessment from 43% "Meets and Exceeds" in SY 17-18 to 49% "Meets and Exceeds" in SY 19-20.

Literacy Goal:

  • All students in Grades K-3 will increase their achievement in Literacy as measured by Benchmark Assessment System (BAS) in "above the standard" or "at the standard" from 73% in SY 17-18 to 76% scoring "above the standard" or "at the standard" in SY 19-20.
  • All students in grades 4th - 5th will increase their achievement in Literacy as measured by Scholastic Reading Inventory (SRI) in "advance" or "proficient" from 72% in SY 17-18 to 75% scoring in "advance" or "proficient" in SY 19 - 20.