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GES Vision
Our vision is to be STARS every day, everywhere!
GES Goals
All students will improve their reading comprehension.
All students will increase their understanding of numbers.



Welcome Back Grizzlies!




Welcome to GES Video!

Grafenwöhr Elementary School is a Department of Defense Educational Activity school located in Grafenwöhr, Germany.  The city is located in Bavaria, an area renowned for its beauty and history.  Students in grades kindergarten through fifth attend GES, which is fully accredited by the North Central Association.

Message from Dr. Matthew Kralevich, Principal



Director Brady's First 100 Days

Dates to Remember

August, 2015

August 19 - New Family Orientation @ 15:00

August 27 - Class lists posted @ 16:00

August 28 - Popsicles on the Playground @ 14:30

August 31 - First Day of School


September, 2015

September 7 - Labor Day - No School

September 17 - Open House @ 17:00




Attention Parents:  It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to inform the school at the following email address or phone 09641-83-7133 every time a student is absent.

Hours of Attendance



End of day changes (See Handbook)

We have experienced delays in receiving your end of day changes via email. Emails are NOT being immediately delivered to school accounts.  Please send your end of day changes with your child in a written note in the mornings. If an email is necessary, be sure to follow up with a confirmation. ALL BUSES LEAVE AT 1445!


Attendance Email

This link is used for absences and tardies only.  It is checked each day at 10:00.  Please email us to let us know if your child is absent (with the reason) or if your child is going to be late (with the reason).  Please note if your child is late to school, an adult must bring the child(ren) to the office to sign them in. 

Please do not put end of the day changes in this email box as it is not monitored for that information.

Grafenwoehr Complex / Transportation Handbook

Visit the Grafenwoehr PTA Website

PTA News - Dec. 2014

Unit: 28127 APO AE  09114-8127
DSN: 475-7133
CIV: 09641-83-7133
FAX: 09641-3254
From U.S. 011-49-9641-83-7133

Weather Delays - For school closure or delay listen to AFN and check AFN Bavaria Facebook. Also check the road conditions webpage (external link). or the USAG Grafenwoehr webpage. (external link)



DoDEA Mission

To provide an exemplary education that inspires and prepares all DoDEA students for success in dynamic, global environment

Our Vision

Grafenwoehr Elementary School, with the support of parents and the community, promotes a respectful, safe environment to meet the individual needs of our students while inspiring life-long learning.