U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS)

Principal : Dr. Kendra White

Assistant Principal : Monica M. J. Harvey



Phone: (910) 449-8000

Fax: (910) 449 8150


100 Barnett Way

Camp Lejeune, NC 28547


Artist rendering of the Shughart Elementary and Middle school complex

Artists Rendering of the Heroes Elementary.  Click on the image for a larger view.

Mark Your Calendars!

May 22 Professional Development Day
May 25 Memorial Day
May 29 Fun and Fitness Day
Jun 10 Last day for Pre-K
Jun 11 Last Day for Students
June 12

Teacher Workday

School Hours

Students Grades K - 5

Mon, Tues, Thurs, & Fri: 8:30 - 3:00

Wednesday: 8:30 - 1:00

*Breakfast is available at 8AM- it helps to have your students there at this time so that they have plenty of time to eat their breakfast, they are dismissed to class at 8:20.

Pre-K Students

AM Class
8:30 - 11:00, Wednesdays 8:30 - 10:25

PM Class
12:30 - 3:00, Wednesdays 11:05 - 1:00


7:30 am - 4:00 pm


8:00 am - 3:30 pm


District Calendar



DoDEA Mission Statement
Educate, Engage and Empower each student to succeed in a dynamic world


DoDEA Vision Statement
To be among the world's leaders in education, enriching the lives of military-connected students and the communtities in which they live..




News and Announcements


New Dress Code for all of CLDS next year!

Read about the dress code!


A special thank you to PTO for all of their support and help this year! Please check out their web page with information about the numerous opportunities to help our our school. web page


Monthly Cafeteria Menu here...

Fun and Fitness Day

Our Fun and Fitness Day is scheduled for May 29th! Information went home from teachers and from the school. Join us next week on the 26th thru the 28th for dress up days. 26th- heroes spirit military T shirt day; 27th-Professional, College Team Sports T shirt day; Crazy hat or crazy hair day! Read more

Be sure to return you lunch counts! Lunch form

School Calendar

Our calendar for next year is in just in case you want to plan some trips or vacations! Click here...


CONUS Education Options Assessment (CEOA)

The Department of Defense has initiated a study, CONUS Education Options Assessment (CEOA) by the National Defense Research Institute (RAND). The objective of the study is to recommend options that most effectively balance cost, quality and implementation considerations. Read More....


Heroes Elementary School Purpose

head thinkingAt Heroes, our Heads solve problems and are always learning,

Our Hearts are  respectful and considerate,red heart

handsAnd our Hands work together for the  good of all.


Heroes Goals for Community School Improvement

Heroes Elementary School has chosen two goals to focus our efforts on as we continually look at the data that shows how our students are doing and ways to continually improve achievement.

Goal 1: By June 2014, all students will increase reading comprehension across the curriculum as measured by system-wide and local assessments.

Goal 2: By June 2014, all students will increase proficiency in number sense in operations as measured by system wide and local assessments.



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