Active duty military and eligible civilians may choose to enroll their children in DoDEA Guam Schools, public or private schools, or to homeschool. The majority of service members' children attend the four DoDEA Guam Schools. Parents are highly encouraged to HAND-CARRY COPIES OF SHOT RECORDS AND SCHOOL RECORDS such as report cards/high school transcripts, test results, IEP, other records to help with student placement. For a New Student, Welcome Checklist click here.
Visit www.dodea.edu/pacific for eligibility, registration, immunizations( PPD or “TB”), calendars, uniforms, school bus transportation, curriculum standards, courses, programs, graduation requirements, test data, etc. View/download the DoDEA Guam school boundaries and bus transportation zones.
SCHOOL UNIFORMS / DRESS CODE
DODEA Guam schools require SCHOOL UNIFORMS for K- 8th and a DRESS CODE for 9th - 12th grades. Please view the school uniform/dress code on the school Facebook page or on the website under Policies and Procedures/Dress code. Uniform components do not have to be purchased at any particular store.
STUDENT MEAL PROGRAM (SMP)
Contact your child's school for information about the Student Meal Program. Ask your school office about USDA Free or Reduced Price meals which your child maybe eligible for based on your family income.
Guam Public School information can be viewed on https://www.gdoe.net/
Bus Transportation (public and private schools): contact the school or Guam Department of Public Works, Bus Operations at 671-646-3122.
Click here for a list of Private Schools in Guam.
Click here for Home School information compiled by School Liaison.
OTHER HELPFUL HOMESCHOOL RESOURCES:
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT SCHOOLS.
HOW TO QUICKLY HELP YOUR CHILD MAKE FRIENDS
A Youth Sponsor is a peer who assists another peer in feeling welcomed to the area, provides access to positive peer groups and social activities, and helps military children feel connected at their new duty station. Contact the Child and Youth Programs at Naval Base Guam 671-339-6130, 339-6410, or at Andersen AFB 671-366-7500 or 366-1601 or complete the Youth Sponsorship Form for 5th - 12th grades. You may also request a Youth Sponsor by emailing NavyCYP@militarychildcare.com.
Student-led transition support group - either Anchored4Life or Student 2 Student, welcomes new students to the campus, community, and culture. Ask about this program during the school year.
It’s such a special time when your children start school, and our Youth Programs (YP) are ready to help meet their needs before and after school. Our goal is to support your child’s development by offering high-quality programs that help build positive relationships with peers and caring adults. We provide sports and recreational activities that focus on building self-esteem, developing appropriate relationships, facilitating academic success, and making healthy choices. Take a look at all the offerings we have available: Andersen AFB Youth Programs | Naval Base Guam Youth Programs
Visit militarychildcare.com where you can find comprehensive information on child care programs worldwide, conduct a customized search for the care you need and submit a request for care at any time and from any location. Follow these four simple steps:
- CREATE AN ACCOUNT: Go to militarychildcare.com to create an account containing information about your family, or to login using an existing username and password.
- SEARCH FOR CARE: Search the system for the child care options that best meet your needs.
- REQUEST CARE: You can select one or more options and submit your requests for care. The program will contact you when space becomes available.
- MANAGE REQUESTS: You can manage your requests for care from anywhere in the world.
Online Tutoring, Test Preparation, Post Secondary Preparation: Tutor.com
Military Interstate Children's Compact Commission (MIC3):
Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children deals with the challenges of military children and their frequent relocations. The Compact allows for uniform treatment as military children transfer between school districts and states. Topics include Transfer of Education Records and Enrollment, Graduation, Placement and Attendance, and Eligibility. For more information, view the MIC3 website.
SCHOOL LIAISON RESOURCES
Click HERE to view our School Liaison Brochure which includes a school moves checklist.
Click HERE to view the School Liaison Directory of School Liaison worldwide to help military families with a smooth school transition for their children.