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Van Voorhis ES Hours

Grade Regular Hours Early Release
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

Early Release days are First Tuesday of Every Month

Doors open at 8:00 for breakfast.

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Veterans Day

Veterans Day

November 10, 2022 Veterans Day Message from Mr. Thomas M. Brady, Director of DoDEA.
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American Education Week

American Education Week

November 07, 2022 During American Education Week. DoDEA joins the nation in raising awareness about the need to provide every child with a quality public education. Explore NEA's AEW toolkits.
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National School Psychology Week

National School Psychology Week

November 03, 2022 From November 7-11, DoDEA joins the nation in celebrating National School Psychology Week. School psychologists effectively link teaching, learning, and mental health to improve outcomes and are a ready resource in schools.
Observances
Military Family Appreciation Month

Military Family Appreciation Month

October 31, 2022 During Military Family Appreciation Month, DoDEA renews its commitment to the families and communities we are proud to serve.
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DoDEA Student Information System (DSIS)

DoDEA Student Information System (DSIS)

October 28, 2022 On Monday, October 31, DoDEA launched the parent's section of our Family Portal on the DoDEA Student Information System (DSIS). We thank everyone for your patience in bringing this new system online. Notifications will be sent incrementally to parents'/guardians' email accounts. This process will is scheduled for completion on Monday, November 7.
National Native American Heritage Month

National Native American Heritage Month

October 27, 2022 DoDEA joins the nation in recognizing Native Americans 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.
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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

 Dec 13
Early Release Day

 Dec 16
End of 2nd Quarter

 Dec 19 - Dec 30
Winter Break

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

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 3 – Literacy

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