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Welcome to Yokota West Elementary School!

It is an honor to serve the Yokota West Elementary School community as the principal, and on behalf of the faculty and staff, we look forward to working with you all as we partner for the continued success of our students.  Our certified, experienced, and highly motivated educators provide innovative 21st century teaching and learning strategies that will help empower students for success!  

We will continue to focus on DoDEA’s Blueprint for Continuous Improvement.  

Goal 1 - Student Excellence: Challenge and prepare each student to maximize his or her academic growth and well-being for college, career, and life.

Goal 2 - School Excellence: Develop and sustain each school to be high performing within a culture of innovation, collaboration, continuous improvement, and caring relationships.

Goal 3 - Talent Excellence: Recruit, develop, empower, and retain a high performing workforce that reflects the diversity of our students.

Goal 4 - Organizational Excellence: Build an enduring, accountable, and responsive organization that provides appropriate resources, direction, and support to accomplish the mission.

Goal 5 - Outreach Excellence: Partner with internal and external stakeholders and industry leaders to advance student and organizational success.

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Students are at the heart of what we do, and we will continue to work with you to build strong partnerships in order to support DoDEA’s mission: To Educate, Engage, and Empower military-connected students to succeed in a dynamic world.


Principal, Yokota West Elementary School