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What can the SLO do for you?
Promotes and Enhances Education Services and Programs
Provides incoming families with information regarding DoDDS Okinawa
Assist with grade/credit transferability
Ensure School children and schools are supported by military command Solicit Volunteers
Organize Adopt-a-School Units
The MCCS School Liaison Officer is essential in providing school administrators with a conduit to military and military protocol.
Help communicate with principals, teachers or other school personnel.
Help parents in making their child's educational transition a smooth one in and out of Okinawa.
Help empower parents with information, giving them a choice in their child's educational future, in turn, making them their child's best advocate.
Facilitate a parental, military and school partnership to provide sustained quality education to students on Okinawa. To provide a smooth transition for students arriving or leaving the area.
Amelia Earhart Intermediate
Bob Hope Primary
E.C. Killin Elementary
Stearley Heights Elementary
Kadena Middle School
Lester Middle School
Ryukyu Middle School
Kadena High School
Kubasaki High School
NEW TO OKINAWA
QUESTIONS FOR OKINAWA DoDEA SCHOOLS
housing location will determine your school zone. Once you accept housing on or off base, the
housing office will tell you the school your child will attend.
you know your school zone, please visit the schools Main Office to register
your child(ren). If you’ve already completed some of the paperwork, take it
with you. You will also need a housing
letter provided by the housing office indicating your assigned quarters. If you
secure housing off installations, please bring your lease. You do not need to
be physically living in the house at the time of registration.
normally takes 2 days to process registration forms for your child(ren) to
child must be physically on Okinawa to register them. Although you cannot
pre-register your child, you can visit the DoDEA Okinawa website at https://www.dodea.edu/Pacific/south/registration.cfm
for the necessary forms to register.
Having much of that completed will speed your registration process when
in temporary quarters, you can register your child at BHPS, AEIS, KES, KMS, or
KDHS for those staying on Kadena or ZES, LMS, or KBHS for those staying on
Foster. Once you accept housing, your
child may have to change schools if the house is not in the zone for those
be sure to inform the registrar of your child’s IEP when you register. It is also imperative that you have a current
copy of your child’s IEP at that time. For mild to moderate disabilities, all DoDEA
Okinaw schools have special education programs. If your child has a moderate to
severe disability, there are specialized programs at certain schools. He/she
may attend a different school if services require.
has a Sure Start program which is a pre-school program for students who turn 4
years of age by 1 September. It is not
an automatic enrollment for all students.
It is application based. Applications can be picked up at any school
between April and August. Applications
are scored against a comprehensive rubric and class lists are created in mid
August. Each Sure Start class consist of
18 students. There are several off base
pre-schools available as well as the on base CDC programs.
must turn 5 by 1 September to enroll in kindergarten. They must turn 6 by 1 September to begin
Yes. Teachers or parents can refer a child for
Keeping Kids Safe on the Internet
- Parent's Guide to Internet Lingo
- Internet Safety and Security Tips
- Safety and Security Tips on the Go
- Parent's Guide to Instagram
- Parent's Guide to Snapchat
- Facebook Smart Card
- Online Registration Smart Card
- Twitter Smart Card
- For Adults
- For Young Adults
- For Children
Child Abuse Resources
- For Young Adults and Children
Okinawa Resources for Kids, Youth & Teens
- Camps Courtney, Foster, & Kinser Youth Center Activities
- Camps Courtney, Foster, & Kinser Teen Center Activities
- Kadena School Age Care FB
- Kadena Youth Center FB
- Kadena Teen Center FB
- Bullying Resources for Kids
- Bullying Resources for Teens
- Child Abuse Resources for Kids & Teens
Kadena High School Division I Far East Girls Basketball Champions
Okinawa Schools Go Unbeaten Against Non-DoDDS Foes
Rich Get Richer as Kubasaki Reloads
Far East D1 Football
DoDEA Outpaces Nation in 2016 SAT
DoDEA Math and Reading Scores among highest in the Nation
Students wow during Far East Jazz and Modern Music Fest
Middle-Schoolers Hope Mealworms Answer to Plastic Pollution Problem
Congratulations to Kadena & Kubasaki High School Students: Harvard Model Congress Asia 2016 in Seoul Korea
Congratulations Kadena High School. 2015 National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium
Scholars at Lester Middle School make history through science
2015 Far East Lingua Fest : Adventure in Any Language
DoDEA math and reading scores among nation’s highest
Competition Increases for 2015 DoDEA Pacific “Mathletes”
Kristin Armstrong 2016 Gold Medalist on "Being a military child and graduating from Kubasaki High School"
Beautiful acapella voices of Ryukyu Middle School singing the Japanese and American National Anthem
DoDEA Okinawa Robotics Showcase 2016
2010 Kubasaki Students reminisce about time on Okinawa. "Party in the USA" featuring many sites and locations on Okinawa.
Kubasaki High School Lipdub 2015
Kadena High School: “Is it tough being a military
Kadena High School: “Has your father ever had to
depart for a long deployment?”
Kadena High School: “Do you ever wish you could stay
in one place?”
High School Teacher: “What do you tell folks
back home about the Military children you teach?”
Middle School Principal, Marine Spouse, Mother
of 3: “What makes a Military child different than those who are not part of the
Kubasaki High School alumni celebrate school’s 50th
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