DoDEA Operations in a "Government Shutdown"

In the event of a lapse in appropriations after September 30, 2023 leading to a “government shutdown”, DoDEA schools will remain open for normal operations, except for sports (including practices) and extracurricular activities which will pause during a shutdown.

About Our School

Spangdahlem HS Mission

Educate, engage, and empower each student for success in a dynamic world.

Spangdahlem HS Vision

Excellence in education for every student, every day, everywhere.


Spangdahlem High School Points of Pride

  • Over 60% of our recent graduates were honored with a pathway completion distinction.

  • We are the only school in the district to produce a Capstone Diploma recipient.

  • One 2020 graduate JROTC Cadet was awarded a West Point appointment.

  • The Sentinels won 5 championships during the 2019-2020 fall and winter sports seasons.

  • Spangdahlem students participated in FBLA, ISLI, Junior Leadership Seminar, Creative Connections, MUN, STEMposium, DramaFest and Educators Rising.

  • Six students were selected for Honors Music.

  • 74% of our students are participated in a spring sport.

  • 50% of our Seniors participate in our career practicum program in partnerships with the 52nd Fighter Wing.
    - Our JROTC, AVID, and Video Communications students collaborate with the complex Spangdahlem Schools and their students.

  • All students have both a 4-year and career plan created with SchooLinks.

  • Multiple student-athletes were awarded academic honors from the Region Office.

  • 21% of Freshmen are enrolled in an AP class.

  • Students are enrolled in the AP Seminar and AP Research classes and are on track to complete the AP Capstone Diploma.

  • SpHS is the only Air Force JROTC unit to be chosen to admit 8th grade cadets.

  • 99 students are enrolled in 13 AP Classes.

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Spangdahlem HS Schoolwide Goal

Spangdahlem High School will increase the number of students who meet or exceed expectations in written expression from 49% to 59% as measured by 2020 administration of the DoDEA CAS Summative Assessment.

Spangdahlem HS Motto

Sentinels Preparing to be Highly Successful!