School Liaisons connect military families, commands and K-12 schools to help ease school transition and deployment impacts on students.
Support is facilitated through 7 Core Components:
School Transition Support
Special Education Systems Navigation
Communications: installation, school and community
Partnerships In Education
Home School Linkage and Support
Information below is offered as a guide and includes:
School Transition Resources:
School Moves Quick Checklist – Hand-carry copies of your child’s school and shot records.
Parent/Student Checklist of Questions to Ask Schools
Military OneSource – Installation specific information, Plan My Move.
Military Youth on the Move. One stop shop for advice and info on moving, social life, school and more.
Relocating with Special Needs K-12 Children
Youth Sponsorship/School Transition Support
– To request a “pen pal” to correspond with your child prior to arrival in Guam contact Navy Fleet and Family Support Center Instant Friend Club of Guam contact 671-333-2056 or [email protected] or Andersen AFB Youth Center or 671-366-3490/1 or contact Naval Base Guam Youth/Teen Programs at [email protected] for a youth sponsor.
– At DoDEA Guam McCool Middle School in the south and Andersen Middle School in the north, new students who enroll after the start of the school year receive a tour and are paired with a student “buddy” assigned to orient the new student to the school.
Interstate Compact for Educational Opportunities for Military Children provides for uniform treatment of military children transferring between school districts and states. The compact covers topics such as enrollment, placement and attendance, eligibility, and graduation. DoDEA schools participate to the extent permissible by law.
Andersen Airmen and Family Readiness Center – Andersen Air Force Base:
Education Options PreK-12th Grade:
DoDEA-Pacific, Guam District Schools PreK – 12th grade (on-base):
Click here for school websites, registration, immunizations, school uniforms, bus transportation. Pre-register online and upon arrival visit the school to complete registration process.
DoDEA Guam School Year Calendar
Bus Transportation Zones
Early Childhood entrance age on or before Sep 1: PreK 4 years old, Kindergarten 5 years old, 1st grade 6 years old.
English as a Second Language (ESL)
School Report Cards (SRC)
DoDEA Attendance Policy
Guam Department of Education Public Schools K-12th grade (off-base):
Guam Public Schools
School Year Calendar
Head Start for preschool children(ages 3-5) of income eligible families.
Kindergarten entrance age: 5 years of age on or before July 31: (Guam Law Title 17, Chapter 6 Section 6105.1). “
Gifted and Talented Education Preschool screening for 4 year olds occurs in March. 671-475-0598 or 475-0552 for inquiries.
School Report Cards
Guam Private Schools PreK-12th Grade (Off-base)
Bus Transportation (public and private schools): contact the school or Guam Department of Public Works, Bus Operations at 671-646-3122.
Special Needs in Education Family Support through Military Onesource.com offers consultants who specialize in the lifestyle of military families with special needs.
DoD Special Needs Parent Toolkit & Records notebook
Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP):
U.S. Naval Hospital, Guam EFMP (671) 344-9564.
Educational and Developmental Intervention Services (EDIS): for children ages birth – 3 who may have a developmental delay and who, other than age, would be eligible for DoDEA Schools. Contact U.S Naval Hospital, Guam (671) 344-9027.
DoD Education Directory for Children with Special Needs
STOMP – Specialized Training of Military Parents website offers a wide range of materials and fact sheets.
Wrightslaw website offers information about special education law.
Online Tutoring, Test Preparation, Post Secondary Preparation:
Tutor.com Free 24/7 online tutors.
SOAR Individualized tutorials linked to state standards.
NKO Library Click references for eBooks, college prep and more.
SAT/ACT test Preparation Free for military families.
College Board connects students with college success and opportunity.
Prepare for College with academic and financial preparation checklists for elementary, middle and high school students and their parents.
MyFuture.com Figure out what next. Explore career, college, military opportunities.
Military Child.org Scholarships, contests and more.
Scholarships.com for help finding scholarships.
Fastweb.com Scholarships, Financial Aid, Student Loans
Post-9/11 GI Bill Transfer of Benefits to Dependents
DoDEA Post Secondary Preparation list of resources and guides
Child Care/ Before and After School Activities:
Child and Youth Programs (on-base): Offers center-based and multi-age in-home child care for ages 6 weeks to 5 years of age, school-age before and after school programs and day camps for ages 5-12, and operates the youth and teen centers. Youth Sports Programs are available.
Youth & Teen Centers (on-base)
Andersen AFB Programs
Naval Base Guam Programs
Youth sports (on-base):
Naval Base Guam 671-564-1844
Andersen Air Force Base 671-366-3490
Youth sports(off-base) Guam Sports Complex and Soccer Field 671-633-2521.
Department of Parks and Recreation (671) 475-6296/477-8279/80.
Mayors’ Offices may be contacted to find out more about off-base youth sports activities.
Guam Football Association
Upcoming Youth Activities
Naval Sea Cadets
Boy Scouts of America, Guam Service Center Phone: (671) 649-0639 Email: [email protected]
Guam Girl Scouts, Inc Phone: 671-646-4652 Email: [email protected]
PEACE Guam and Youth for Youth Guam
High School Theater Productions
Guam Symphony 671-477-1959/687-7227
Guam Territorial Band Email: [email protected]
Cantate Guam Community Choir has a youth section. 671-482-7464/687-7275.
War in the Pacific National Historical Park Guam Kids events are held several times during the year.
Serve Guam Commission: The Guam Volunteer Center 671-475-7081/2 Email: [email protected]
About Guam – General Information
NAVY SCHOOL LIAISON
Child and Youth Programs Bldg 1983
(CDC/School Age Care Complex)
Haputo Rd and Market St
Naval Base Guam
Santa Rita, Guam 96915
Naval Base Guam
PSC 455-Box 169
FPO AP 96540
Tel: (671) 339-5238 or DSN: (315) 339-5238
Alt Tel: 671-564-1844
Email: [email protected]
AIR FORCE SCHOOL LIAISON
Airman and Family Readiness Center,
Arc Light Boulevard
Yigo, Guam 96543
Airman and Family Readiness Center
Unit 14002, Box 17
APO, AP 96543
Tel: (671) 366-8136 or DSN (315) 366-8136