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Andersen AFB Schools: Day Care – High School (2022 Edition)
Andersen AFB Schools: Day Care - High School (2022 Edition)Andersen AFB Schools: Day Care - High School (2022 Edition)

Andersen AFB Schools: Day Care – High School (2022 Edition)

Introduction

Hafa Adai! Welcome to Andersen Air Force Base – located on the beautiful island of Guam! You have just received OCONUS orders and this new exotic destination is so exciting, however, figuring out where your child will attend school can be daunting. Whether your child is in day care or heading off to high school let this guide take the stress out of searching. We’ve compiled a list of the best Andersen AFB schools to help you decide where to live.

Related read: Andersen AFB: In-Depth Welcome Center

Andersen AFB Schools

Military parents with dependent children, from kindergarten to 12th grade, may choose to enroll their children in Department of Defense Education Activity Schools (DoDEA), Guam public schools, private schools or you may choose to homeschool. Keep in mind, if you choose to enroll your children in any schools other than DoDEA, you will be responsible for paying any potential costs the schools may assess for attendance. DoDEA Pacific schools in Guam are located on Andersen AFB, as well as, US Naval Base Guam. Contact the Andresen education office for any additional questions.

Andersen AFB Education Office
Bldg. 21000
Room 721
APO, AP 96543-4057
Andersen AFB, Guam, USA
Phone: 1 (671) 366-3170

Andersen AFB Day Care

The Child Development Center offers full-day care for children six weeks through kindergarten; part-day enrichment for children three through 5 years old and hourly care for all ages on a space available basis.

Child Development Centers (CDC)
Santa Rosa Blvd
Building 1625
Yigo, Guam, 96929
Phone: 1 (671) 366-1601

Andersen AFB Elementary Schools

1. Andersen Elementary School

Unit 14057
Bldg. 1600
APO, AP 96543-4057
Andersen AFB, Guam, USA
Phone: 1 (671) 366-1511

Grade: K – 5th

Parental support is needed, valued, and welcomed at Anderson Elementary School. They encourage each of you to become actively involved in your child’s education. Involvement can be in many forms, from classroom volunteers, activities with the Parent Teacher Organization (PTO), or participating in events around the school. Hand-in-hand, working together toward the common goal of providing a nurturing and safe learning environment.

2. McCool Elementary School

PSC 455 BOX 168
FPO, AP 96540-1054
U. S. Naval Base, Guam, USA
Phone: 1 (671) 339-8676

Grade: PK – 8th

The school has approximately 830 PreK through 8th grade students and over 80 teachers and educational aids with diverse cultures and backgrounds. McCool Elementary and Middle School, formerly known as Guam South ES/MS, is located in Sumay, Guam, located on the Naval Station Military Base.

Andersen AFB Middle Schools

1. Andersen Middle School

Unit 14057
Bldg. 1604
APO, AP 96543-4057
Andersen AFB, Guam, USA
Phone: 1 (671) 366-3880

Grade: 6 – 8th

At Anderson Middle School, they believe all students are entitled to learn in a safe, positive and supportive environment allowing them to reach their highest academic and behavioral success. The vision of the school is to be among the world’s best leaders in education, enriching the lives of military-connected students and the communities in which they live.

2. McCool Middle School

PSC 455 BOX 168
FPO, AP 96540-1054
U. S. Naval Base, Guam, USA
Phone: 1 (671) 339-8676

Grade: PK – 8th

The school has approximately 830 PreK through 8th grade students and over 80 teachers and educational aids with diverse cultures and backgrounds. McCool Elementary and Middle School, formerly known as Guam South ES/MS, is located in Sumay, Guam, located on the Naval Station Military Base.

Andersen AFB High Schools

1. Guam High School

PSC 455 Box 192
FPO, AP 96540
U. S. Naval Base, Guam, USA
Phone: 1 (671) 344-7410

Grade: 9th-12th

Guam High School is guided by a vision supporting continuous learning and a mission emphasizing quality educational programs for a diverse student body. Students are encouraged and expected to accept responsibility for their choices and for their future and to participate fully in the educational process.

Schools in Guam

All schools on Guam are run through the Guam Department of Education (GDOE). The Guam Department of Education is a single unified school district consisting of grades kindergarten through 12th grade. The district serves 26 elementary schools, eight middle schools, six high schools and one alternative school. It serves roughly 4,000 employees and 30,000 school children. The district is headquartered at the GDOE Tiyan offices and the information is below.

Guam Department of Education
501 Mariner Avenue
Barrigada, Guam 96913
Phone: 1 (671) 300-1536

Elementary Schools in Guam Near Andersen AFB

Elementary Schools in Guam Near Andersen AFB

1. Upi Elementary School

1180 Padiron Lagu
Route 15
Yigo, Guam 96929
Phone: 1 (671) 633-1382

Grade: PK – 5th

Upi Elementary School, located in Yigo, Guam, is home to 900 students. Upi Elementary was first built in 1958 as Andersen Elementary. The name was changed to Upi in 1990, and the school was rebuilt in 1998. We are the Totots. Totot is the Chamoru word for the Marianas Fruit Dove, which is a type of colorful partridge.

2. D.L. Perez Elementary School

400 Gayinero Dr.
Yigo, Guam​ 96929
Phone: 1 (671) 653-0404

Grade: PK – 5th

Daniel L. Perez Elementary School is committed to providing all students with a safe, dynamic and nurturing environment that prepares them to be productive, innovative, and global-minded citizens.

3. Machananao Elementary School

Route 9
Yigo, Guam 96929
Phone: 1 (671) 635-4381

Grade: PK – 5th

Machananao Elementary School will create a safe, trendsetting community of life-long learners striving for success. It was built in 1999 and it is located in the village of Yigo.

4. Finegayan Elementary School

194 Chalan Kasperbauer
Dededo, Guam 96929
Phone: 1 (671) 632-9361

Grade: PK – 5th

Finegayan Elementary School is one of seven public elementary schools located in the northern village of Dededo. The school was built in 1972 and has a culturally diverse faculty, staff and families. To prepare all students to succeed in meeting the challenges of an ever- changing global society.

5. Adacao Elementary School

340 Carnation Avenue
Mangilao, Guam 96913
Phone: 1 (671) 300 – 6500

Grade: PK – 5th

Adacao Elementary School is nestled in the village of Mangilao. The school sits amongst five other elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and one high school that compose the Kåttan District, catering to school-aged children that reside within the villages of Barrigada, Ordot-Chalan Pago, Mangilao, and Mongmong-Toto-Maite.Broadview Elementary is a rural, Pre-K through fifth grade school.

6. AsTumbo Elementary School

255 Chalan Hachon
Dededo, Guam 96929
Phone: 1 (671) 635-4363

Grade: PK – 5th

AsTumbo Elementary School is located in the beautiful village of Dededo, Guam. They are the home of the Butterflies. AsTumbo Elementary School gives their students the opportunity to learn, promote academic and social skills, and to provide support to become responsible and productive citizens.

7. Liguan Elementary School

237 N. Chalan Liguan
Dededo, Guam 96929
Phone: 1 (671) 300-1680

Grade: PK – 5th

Liguan Elementary School is located in the village of Dededo in the northern part of Guam. According to the 2010 U.S. Census Bureau, about 45,000 people reside in Dededo, making it the most populated village on the island. Liguan Terrace is a residential village within a mile of the Micronesia Mall.

Middle Schools in Guam Near Andersen AFB

Middle Schools in Guam Near Andersen AFB

1. AsTumbo Middle School

389 Chalan Hachon Astumbo
Dededo, Guam 96929
Phone: 1 (671) 300-2610

Grade: 6th – 8th

AsTumbo Middle School intends to fulfill the educational needs and interests of the many different students it serves, and to provide the proper guidance needed for those students to become model citizens who are both central figures and interacting entities of the community.

2. Benavente Middle School

288 W Santa Monica Ave.
Dededo, Guam 96929
Phone: 1 (671) 632-5647

Grade: 6th – 8th

The mission of Benavente Middle School is to provide a safe, supportive, and progressive learning environment that enables our students to achieve at the highest levels and empowers them to be innovative and productive as they face the challenges of the future.

3. F.B. Leon Guerrero Middle School

533 Juan Jacinto Dr.
Yigo, Guam 96929
Phone: 1 (671) 653-2080

Grade: 6th – 8th

The mission of F.B. Leon Guerrero Middle School is to respond to the unique needs of their students while exploring areas of individual potential and cultivating life-long learning skills.

4. Luis P. Untalan Middle School

256 Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway
Barrigada, Guam 96913
Phone: 1 (671) 300-2726

Grade: 6th – 8th

Luis P. Untalan Middle School enrolls about 1,100 students from the central part of Guam, Barrigada and parts of Dededo, Harmon, Latte Heights, Tamuning and Mangilao.

5. Agueda I. Johnston Middle School

192 Dero Rd. Chalan Pago
Ordot, Guam 96910,
Phone: 1 (671) 472-6785

Grade: 6th – 8th

Agueda I. Johnston Middle School is located in the central village of Ordot, on the beautiful island of Guam. Originally known as George Washington Junior High, Agueda is a WASC accredited public middle school.

High Schools in Guam Near Andersen AFB

High Schools in Guam Near Andersen AFB

1. Okkodo High School

660 Biradan Anakko 3rd St.
Dededo, Guam 96929
Phone: 1 (671) 300-1870

Grade: 9th – 12th

Okkodo High School serves approximately 1,700 students in the northern village of Dededo. This includes low-income areas, parts of Guam’s industrial zone, and a few middle to high-income neighborhoods that have a collective mission to provide a respectful environment for everyone.

2. John F. Kennedy High School

331 North Marine Corps Dr.
Tamuning, Guam 96913
Phone: 1 (671) 642-2100

Grade: 9th – 12th

John F. Kennedy High School is home to approximately 1800 students from the villages of Tamuning, Tumon, Harmon and parts of Dededo. In 2017, JFKHS was granted accredi-
tation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) until June 2023.

3. George Washington High School

298 Washington Drive
Mangilao Guam, 96913
Phone: 1 (671) 734-2911

Grade: 9th – 12th

George Washington High School has a purpose to provide their students with the skills and knowledge they need to make wise decisions and be good productive citizens in the community.

Charter Schools in Guam Near Andersen AFB

Charter schools are public schools operated by independent, non-profit governing bodies. Guam has three charter schools. Please visit the website for more information.

1. Guahan Academy Charter High School

Bldg C&D
Mariner Avenue
Tiyan, Guam 96913
Phone: 1 (671) 979-1065

Guahan Academy Charter High School is to empower our students with proven educational practices and social support to be productive citizens in the community.

2. iLearn Academy Charter School

Ukkudu Village Route 3
Dededo, Guam 96929
Phone: 1 (671) 979-1065

iLearn Academy Charter School, instills in its students the standards for academic scholarship, integrity, leadership, and responsible citizenship utilizing technology to propel students to be innovative, inventive, and imaginative (i3) global thinkers.

3. Career Tech High Academy Charter School

681 N Rt. 2
Agat, Guam 96928
Phone: 1 (671) 565-8324

Career Tech High Academy Charter School, or CTech, is a public charter high school in the heart of Agat dedicated to developing future leaders in our island’s local workforce who have a desire to revitalize our communities.

Private Schools on Guam Near Andersen AFB

Private Schools on Guam Near Andersen AFB

Most private schools in Guam are religious in nature because Catholicism is the dominating religion in the area. There are approximately 25 private schools in Guam. Many private schools are limited in the number of spaces available for new students, so parents should register early. Tuition averages about $3,600 per year and ranges from $1,850 – $9,500. Contact the school liaison for more information.

Day Care Near Arnold AFB

Choosing a day care is top priority when moving to a new duty station. Luckily, there are many in-home, private day cares, and preschools on Guam. Only you know what is best for your child. Here’s a list of resources to help you in making that decision. Winnie is a wonderful resource for vetting day care facilities in your area, as well as Care.com. Don’t underestimate the value of Yelp reviews and make sure to visit the day care facility and take a tour whenever possible.

Conclusion

The beautiful island of Guam is only 30 miles long and is separated by villages. Each village holds its own pride and abides by its own standards. When deciding where to live so that you can send your child to a Andersen AFB school or a school off base be sure to visit the village to see if it fits your lifestyle. If you need some extra help during school closure time, Tutor.com has military families covered. Go to https://military.tutor.com/home for more information!

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