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Mark Your Calendars!
8 End of First Marking Period
9 No School for Students
Teacher Work Day/Report Card Prep
12 No School for Students
Federal Holiday/Columbus Day
15 School Board Meeting
22 1/2 Day Dismissal @ 11:50
Parent Teacher Conferences
23 No School for Students
Parent Teacher Conferences

School Bell 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.
8:30 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

CONUS Education Option Assessment (CEOA)

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


Brittin Elementary School Goals

Goal 1 Reading: 75% of all students will demonstrate a proficiency in comprehension skills in reading by 5/29/2015 as measured by the TerraNova 3rd Edition (grades 3-6) (50th percentile proficiency), BAS (grades K-3) (based on identified DoDEA grade level standards), and selected local assessments (grades PK-6) (80 proficiency).

Goal 2 Math: 75% of all students will demonstrate a proficiency in number sense as they communicate their thinking and reasoning in mathematics by 5/29/2015 as measured by Terra Nova 3rd Edition (50th percentile proficiency) (Grades 3-6) and selected local assessments (grades PK-6) (80% proficiency).

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.