About Our School

School Mission/Vision

Mission

Educate, Engage, and Empower military-connected students to succeed in a dynamic world.

Vision

Excellence in Education for Every Student, Every Day, Everywhere

Purpose Statement

Bechtel Elementary School provides a safe learning environment where everyone is valued, challenged, and prepared for the future.

About Our School

Welcome to Bechtel Elementary School!

Bechtel Elementary is a Pre-K to 5th grade school that enthusiastically serves Military families and the families that support our military families. The school’s namesake, William C. Bechtel, was a Marine stationed on Okinawa during World War II. He returned to the island as a DODEA administrator and school principal. Bechtel elementary, home of the Bulldogs, was built in 1987.

Bechtel Elementary School provides a safe learning environment where everyone is valued, challenged, and prepared for the future.

School Hours of Operation

Office Hours: 0730-1600
School Hours: 0850-1500
STUDENTS SHOULD NOT ARRIVE ON CAMPUS BEFORE 0835 HRS.
Please be advised that there is no student supervision prior to 0835.

Early Release: All students (1st-5th) are dismissed early every Tuesday at 1400. All Kindergarten, Sure Start, and PSCD are dismissed early every Tuesday at 1355. The purpose of the Early Release time is to provide teacher training and collaboration time.


We belong to the DoDEA Pacific South District which is part of the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA). DoDEA is a Department of Defense field activity operating under the direction, authority, and control of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness.

School Goals

School Improvement Goals

Goal 1: Literacy

Bechtel Elementary School students will show growth in reading across all content areas as measured by end of year assessments.

Goal 2: Mathematics

Bechtel Elementary School students will show increased mathematics performance as measured by end of year assessments.

Chain of Command

Mr. Scott Tefft, DoDEA employees official photo.

Mr. Scott Tefft

Unit 35038
Camp McTureous
FPO, AP 96373-5038
United States

DSN: 622-7504 or 098-954-7504
DoDEA's official photo of Mr. Kerwin Jones.

Mr. Kerwin Jones

Unit 35038
Camp McTureous
FPO, AP 96373-5038
United States

DSN: 622-7504 or 098-954-7504
Grades:
PK
Surestart
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
Enrollment: 414
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