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School's Out for Summer!

2022 Summer Announcement

SY 2022-2023: First Day of School

The First Day of School for students will be Monday, August 22nd.



** Effective 1 June, the GOJ lifted requirements for COVID-19 testing and quarantine upon arrival for eligible travelers from the U.S. to Japan as long as they arrive with a negative PCR COVID test taken within 72 hours of departure to Japan, regardless of their vaccination status. Based on this lifting of restrictions, Okinawa FEML designation now expires 1 August 2022.

Individuals with FEML travel reservations to begin after July 31 must contact their approving officials for additional guidance and to align existing travel with updated policy, as feasible. All FEML travel must begin on or before July 31.

Fall Sports Information

 2022_KDHS Fall Conditioning Tryouts

Kadena HS School Hours

Tuesdays are Early Release days

  Regular Hours Tuesday Hours Holiday/Summer Hours
Office Hours 0700 - 1500   0800-1500
School Hours 0720 - 1405 0720 - 1310  
Lunch Hours 1048 - 1125 1015 - 1100 1100-1200

Bell Schedule

PAW: Productivity, Assistance, Work Recovery - Scheduled on Tues and Wed

Mon, Thurs, Fri Tuesday Wednesday
Period 1:  0720 - 0809 Period 5:  0720 - 0845 Period 1:  0720 - 0845
Period 2:  0814 - 0902 Period 6:  0850 - 1015 Period 2:  0850 - 1015
Period 3:  0907 - 0955 LUNCH: 
1015 - 1100
1015 - 1100
Period 4:  1000 - 1048 Period 7:  1105 - 1230 Period 3:  1105 - 1230

1048 - 1125

PAW:  1235 - 1310

Period 4: 1235 - 1405

Period 5:  1130 - 1218 (Early Release Tuesdays)


Period 6:  1223 - 1311    
Period 7:  1316 - 1405    

Our Mission

Educate, engage, and empower each student to succeed in a dynamic world. To provide an exemplary education that inspires and prepares all DoDEA students for success in a dynamic, global environment.

Our Vision

KDHS enriches the lives of military connected students and the communities in which they live. 

Kadena High School Continuous School Improvement (CSI) Goal

Academic Goal 1 

Kadena High School students will improve their ability to utilize college and career readiness skills in literacy across the curriculum.  

Academic Goal 2

Kadena High School  Students will improve their ability to model and apply solutions, express mathematical reasoning, and justify their thinking by utilizing a variety of Mathematics instructional strategies.

Organizational Goal 

Kadena High School students will create and monitor a personal and academic goal.

Accreditation and Awards

KDHS is accredited by AdvancED. Read more about our accreditation process.

From Around DoDEA

DoDEA Pacific Seeks To Hire Substitute Teachers

DoDEA Pacific Seeks To Hire Substitute Teachers

June 16, 2022 Join Our Team! Are you interested in a rewarding career where you can make a difference? DoDEA Pacific is looking to fill substitute teaching positions across the region.


June 14, 2022 Juneteenth (a blending of the words June and nineteenth), also known as Freedom Day, is an American holiday and is the oldest known celebration of the end of slavery in the United States.
Kadena HS

School Address
Unit 5166
Kadena AB
APO, AP 96368-5166
Okinawa, Japan
Phone: 098-961-1216/1712
Fax: 098-961-3323
DSN Phone: 315-634-1216/1712
DSN Fax: 315-634-3323
From US: 011-81-611-734-1216/1712
From the US Fax: 011-81-98-937-3323

Japanese Mailing Address:

Kadena High School
Attn: Supply/HE7602
Bldg 9490
Kadena Air Base
Okinawa City, Okinawa JP

Upcoming Events

 Aug 12
New Student Meet & Greet 11am 1pm

 Aug 15
Teacher's Reporting Date

 Aug 19
SY 22 23 Student and Parent Orientations

 Aug 22
10 Day Drop/Add Period Begins

 Aug 22
1st Day of 1st Quarter

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

Recent News

Kadena HS - 2022 National Merit Commended Students

February 24, 2022
Congratulations to Alena Cupp and Aiden Toole for being named a Commended Student in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program. Read More

Kadena HS - Harvard Model Congress

January 20, 2022
Congratulations to the Harvard Model Congress delegates for earning an award at the Asia conference hosted at Kubasaki High School. Read More

Kadena HS - Holocaust Survivor Presentation

January 20, 2022
On Thursday, January 20th, students at KHS had an opportunity to listen to a firsthand account from Holocaust survivor, Dita Kraus. Read More

Kadena HS - National Honor Society Supports Help Oki Toy Drive

January 06, 2022
National Honor Society Supports Help Oki Toy Drive Read More

Kadena HS - Class of 2022 School Beautification

January 06, 2022
Seniors worked together to clean the courtyard and plant flowers to beautify Kadena High School. Read More

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