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Van Voorhis ES Hours

Grade Regular Hours Thursday Hours
K - 4 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

National School Nurse Day

National School Nurse Day

May 11, 2021 DoDEA joins the nation in celebrating the specialized practice of school nursing on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. This celebration recognizes the contributions school nurses make every day, particularly in times of crisis, to improve the safety, health, and academic success of all students.
Observances
Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week

April 30, 2021 DoDEA Director Tom Brady thanks DoDEA teachers for their tireless support of students during an extraordinary global pandemic. Teacher Appreciation Week is May 3rd - 7th.
Observances
Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month

Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month

April 30, 2021 The observance of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month is an occasion to remember the patriotism of AAPIs who have served, or are currently serving, in the DOD, our nation and, specifically, here at DoDEA.
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Decision Day

Decision Day

April 27, 2021 Celebrate Decision Day on May 3rd – the day when DoDEA high-school seniors announce what they’ll be pursuing after graduation.
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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

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DoDEA VISION

Excellence in education for every student, every day, everywhere.

Van Voorhis

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

ALL

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

School Improvement Goals (PDF)

Goal 1 – Professional Learning Communities/Focused Collaboration

School SMART Goals(s):

Van Voorhis Elementary will increase from 60% in SY 19-20 to 63%  in SY 20-21 on Stage 5, Indicator D “Develop in class interventions and address gaps based on assessment results” as measured on the Focused Collaboration Observation Tool.

 

Goal 2Mathematics

School SMART Goal(s):

All students in Grades 3 and 4 at Van Voorhis Elementary School will increase their achievement in Math on the CCRS Summative Assessment from 43% “Meets/Exceeds” in SY 17-18 to 49% “Meets/Exceeds” in SY 20-21.

 

Goal 3Literacy

School SMART Goal(s):

  • Students in grades K-4 will achieve 60% proficiency on the Reading Proficiency Test in SY 20-21.
  • Students in grades 3-4 will achieve 50% scoring in Meets or Exceeds in Literacy on the CCRS Summative in SY 20-21

 

Goal 4 – Communication & Engagement

School SMART Goal(s):

  • Faculty/Staff: Van Voorhis Faculty and Staff will increase from 54% on Q4: How much opportunity does your school’s leadership give you to provide input or feedback?  of the Van Voorhis Faculty/Staff Communication & Engagement Feedback Form in SY 20-21 to 60% in SY 21-22.
  • Parent: Van Voorhis will increase from 49% on Q2: How well does the school inform you about your child’s academic achievement or progress? of the Van Voorhis Parent Communication & Engagement Feedback Form in SY 20-21 to 53% in SY 21-22