Department of Defense Education Activity

Welcome to Mendel Elementary School!

Our goal is to provide current and relevant information about our school to the military and civilian families we serve today and those we look forward to welcoming to our campus in the future.

SY 2022-2023: First Day of School

The First Day of School for students will be Monday, August 22nd with the exception of Andersen ES, Andersen MS and E. J. King HS which will start on Wednesday, August 24th.



Mendel ES School Hours

BREAKFAST 7:30am - 7:50am
Kindergarten - 5th Grade 8:00am - 2:10pm (T 8:00am - 1:10pm)
Sure Start 8:05am - 1:45pm (T 8:05am - 12:45pm)
PSCD (Flexible Sessions) 8:00am - 2:10pm
Tuesday Early Release 8:00am - 1:10pm
Half Day Ends at 10:45am
Office Hours 7:30am - 4:00pm

LUNCH and RECESS SCHEDULE

Grade Lunch Recess Tues Lunch Tues Recess
Kinder (1, 2) 10:20 - 10:45 10:00 - 10:20 10:00 - 10:25 10:25 - 10:45
Kinder (3, 4, 5) 10:20 - 10:45 10:45 - 11:05 10:00 - 10:25 9:40 - 10:00
1st Grade 11:00 - 11:25 11:30 - 11:50 11:00 - 11:25 10:35 - 10:55
2nd Grade 10:45 - 11:10 11:15 -11:35 10:45 - 11:10 11:15 - 11:35
3rd Grade 11:25 - 11:50 11:00 - 11:20 11:25 - 11:50 11:00 - 11:20
4th Grade 11:45 - 12:10 12:15 - 12:35 11:45 - 12:10 12:15 - 12:35
5th Grade 12:15 - 12:40 11:50 - 12:10 12:15 - 12:40 11:50 - 12:10

SPECIALS SCHEDULE

Grade M, W, TH, F Tuesday (ER)
Kindergarten 11:35 - 12:20 11:00 - 11:40
1st Grade 12:30 - 1:15 11:45 - 12:25
2nd Grade 1:25 - 2:10 12:30 - 1:10
3rd Grade 9:45 - 10:30 9:35 - 10:15
4th Grade 8:55 - 9:40 8:50 - 9:30
5th Grade 8:05 - 8:50 8:05 - 8:45
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From Around DoDEA

DoDEA Pacific Return to School SY 2022-23

DoDEA Pacific Return to School SY 2022-23

July 25, 2022 As parents and students prepare for the start of the 2022-2023 school year, the DoDEA Pacific Director wanted to provide an update on the progress DoDEA has made to safely and effectively implement teaching and learning this coming school year.
Parent Resource, Student Resource
Back to School SY 22-23
Mendel ES

School Address
Unit 5072
Yokota AB
APO, AP 96328-5072
Yokota, Japan
Phone: 042-552-2510 Ext. 55503/5504
Fax: 042-552-2510 Ext. 55502
DSN Phone: 315-225-5503/5504
DSN Fax: 315-225-5502
From US: 011-81-3117-55-5503/5504
From the US Fax: 011-81-3117-55-5502

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events within the next 5 days. For a complete list of events please see the full calendar. Full Calendar
NOTE: Please check your school's calendar for information on additional release days for training, parent teacher conferences, and other activities.

Our Mission

Educate, Engage, and Empower military-connected students to succeed in a dynamic world.

Our Vision

Excellence in Education for Every Student, Every Day, Everywhere.

School Improvement Goals

Goal 1: Reading Comprehension

All students will improve in Reading Comprehension.

Goal 2: Mathematics

All students will increase achievement in Mathematics.

Goal 3: 

All teachers will participate in Focused Collaboration.

 

CSI Leadership Meeting Schedule

Leadership Team meets monthly during the school year. 1st Tuesdays, 2:30 p.m. 

 

Accreditation and Awards

Joan K Mendel ES is accredited by Cognia. 


Joan K. Mendel Purpose

Empowering students to succeed as life-long learners.

Joan K. Mendel Values

  • M - Manners
  • E - Excellence in all we do
  • N - Never Give Up
  • D - Disciplined
  • E - Express Creativity
  • L - Life-Long Learners