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Mark Your Calendars!
20 Begin Yearbook Sales  
23 School Board Meeting @ BES 4:00
23 1/2 Day Dismissal @ 11:30 No School for PreK/PSCD Parent-Teacher Conferences
24 No School/ Parent-Teacher Conferences
10 No School for PreK/PSCD Teacher Trimester Report Day
11 Veteran's Day Federal Holiday/No School
14 Q2 Interim Progress Reports Grades K-6

Thanksgiving Break/No School (24-28)

School Hours & Arrival-Departure Procedures

7:45 Universal Free Breakfast Served

Students not eating breakfast should not arrive prior to 7:45

8:20 First Bell

There are two student drop off and pickup points. Look for the red cones near the North and East parking areas. These points are no parking zones.

8:25 Tardy Bell

Student Dismissal

  • Mon., Tue., Wed., & Fri: 3:05 pm
  • Thursday: 1:50 pm

Normal dismissal procedures will be followed on rainy days. In case of severe weather conditions additional precautionary procedures are described on the Severe Weather page.

Check out DoDEA's Community Strategic Plan (CSP)!
The CSP for 2013-2018 provides the vision and mission statements, core values, and orgaizational goals that DoDEA is striving for in the next 5 years.

All DoDEA schools are accredited by AdvancED.

Developmental and Speech Screenings Available (PDF)

Brittin Knight News


  • Monday, October 27th: Brittin Celebrates Making Positve Choices by wearing as much RED as possible!
  • Tuesday, October 28th: I "mustache" you not to be a bully and not to do drugs! (PTO will provide adhesive mustaches for students!)
  • Wednesday, October 29th: We have PRIDE in a bully and drug free school! (Wear blue and yellow to show school pride!)
  • Thursday, October 30th: BES ROCKS bully and and drug free! (PTO will provide "We Rock" ribbons and pencils!)
  • Friday, October 31st: Show your character-Say NO to bullying and drugs! (Dress up as your favoriate book character!)


CONUS Education Option Assessment (CEOA)

Objective of the study is to recommend options that most effectively balance cost, quality and implementation considerations  Read More . . .

DoDEA Mission Statement

Educate, Engage, and Empower each student to succeed in a dynamic world.

Our Vision:

Brittin Elementary School, a community that nurtures Military Children, will experience success through equal access to a quality education.

We Believe: together we can achieve anything so that every child can be successful in a positive encouraging environment.

We Promote:  community involvement, self-motivation, and the use of a variety of resources.

We Are:  teachers, students, and parents actively engaged in the learning process.

School Improvement Goals for SY 13-14

Goal 1: A 10% increase of all students will demonstrate proficiency in reading comprehension by 5/24/2014 as measured by the TerraNova 3rd Edition Reading subtest (Grades 3-6) and end of year assessments (Grades PreK-6)

Goal 2: A 10% increase of all students will demonstrate proficiency in communicating mathematical thinking and reasoning in Mathematics by 5/24/2014 as measured by the TerraNova 3rd Edition Mathematics subtest and selected local assessments.