The national achievement
test scores of DoDD schools are above the nation al average, and each
school is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Schools
and Colleges. A copy of the cirricular standars for each grade
level is available on the DoDEA website at
addition to a core academic curriculum, elementary students
participate in art, music, physical education and host nation (German
language and culture).
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR REGISTRATION
Your DoDDS school
registration packet is to be completed at eh specific school your
child will be attending. Registration forms are available for
viewing on the DoDEA website. The following items are also
required at the time of registration. Registration will not be
completed without them.
1. Social Security Number of the student.
2. Sponsor's or spouse's valid ID card.
3. Sponsor's duty phone number and home phone number.
4. Sponsor's unit address and quarters address.
5. Spouse's work phone number.
6. Emergency phone numbers (other than duty or home phone numbers).
7. Passport or birth certificate to show proof of age for kindergarten
& 1st grade (child must be 5-years-old no later than 31 October for
kindergarten and 6-years-old no later than 31 October for 1st grade).
8. Child's record of immunization (shot record).
9. Military: A copy of sponsor's PCS orders to the overseas
location and orders for each move within the overseas location.
Orders must be current or have a current extension. If your
child(ren) is/are not listed on the orders, drop by the school prior
to registration to pick up DSG Form 803-A, Confirmation of Status,
Dependent Children (to be completed by the sponsor's personnel
officer). If your orders expire prior to the first day of
school, bring a copy of your current extension orders with your new
DEROS (Date Eligible Return from Overseas Station) to the school.
If you do not have extension orders stop by your child's school to
pick up DSG Form 803-C, Confirmation of Status, Length of Tour (to be
completed by the sponsor's personnel officer).
Civilian: GS employess must provide current orders or SF50.
A letter from the Civilian Personnel Operations Center (CPOC)
confirming government employment within the area as of the first day
of school will be required during the first week of school if an SF50
TRANSFERRING HIGH SCHOOL CREDITS
DoDDS high schools
operate on a standard semester system. This is comparable to
most stateside high schools which makes transferring credits for most
children an easy process. However, some schools in the US have
switched from a semester system to a block system or a quarter system.
Students transferring from these types of schools have had more
difficulty transferring all of their coursework to a DoDDS high
school, causing them to take extra classes to make up the difference.
This is especially true when transferring in the middle of the school
year. Parents of students who are currently attending a block
system or quarter system school should contact your DoDDS school to
determine if there are steps that can be taken prior to your arrival
to minimize any disruption in the student's course plan for
ALTERNATIVES TO DODDS
civilian sponsors of school-age children who do not plan to enroll
their children in a DoDDS Europe school must complete a registration
form to indicate that their children will be enrolled in a host-nation
school or in a home-schooling program. Registration forms should
be submitted to the local Base Support Battalion (BSB) School Liaison
Officer (SLO). A form must be filled out and submitted for each
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