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SHAPE ES Mission

To provide an exemplary education that inspires and prepares all DoDEA students for success in a dynamic, global environment.

SHAPE ES Vision

Educate and inspire, every day, in every way!

SHAPE ES Goals

CSI Goal 1: All students will meet grade level benchmarks in reading comprehension skills.

CSI Goal 2: All students will meet grade level benchmarks in math problem solving skills.

Sexual Harassment Awareness and Prevention -

Shape ES School Hours

Grade Regular Hours Instructional Hours Wednesday Hours
PSCD, K - 5 8:45 a.m. - 3:25 p.m. 8:45 a.m. - 3:25 p.m. 8:45 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.
  (Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri) (Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri) (Early Release)
It is the responsibility of the parents or guardians to notify the school before 10:00 a.m. every time a student is absent.
SHAPE ES Values / Guiding Principles:
  • Citizenship
    We will provide thoughtful, rigorous learning opportunities that empower students to become respectful, independent global citizens who demonstrate agility and adaptability in an ever-changing society.

  • Inclusive Curriculum
    We will utilize a differentiated, inclusive and inquiry-based curriculum that provides rich opportunities relating to students’ lives and academic goals.
  • Community / Stakeholders
    We will embrace a collaborative, international learning community building upon our diverse cultures to augment educational experiences and maximize student achievement.
  • Technology
    We will integrate technology on a daily basis within the classroom to enhance instruction enabling our students to thrive in an ever-changing 21st century community.
  • Data
    We will utilize data-driven, standards-based instruction that encourages the development of creative learning projects.

From Around DoDEA

Veterans Day

Veterans Day

November 10, 2022 Veterans Day Message from Mr. Thomas M. Brady, Director of DoDEA.
Observances
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.
Observances
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.
Observances
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.
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SHAPE ES

School Address
Rue de Vilnius Unit 21420
APO, AE 09705-1420
Belgium
Phone: +32-65-75-7720

Blue Ribbon School of Excellence AwardsSHAPE American Elementary School (SAES) was recognized in 2012 as a National Blue Ribbon School for academic excellence. SAES was ranked among the highest performing schools in the United States in both English Language Arts and Mathematics as measured by normed assessments.

Upcoming Events

 Dec 16
Early Dismissal @ 1300

 Dec 19
Winter Break

 Dec 20
Winter Break

 Dec 21
Winter Break

 Dec 22
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.