There are 11 schools located in the Kaiserslautern Military Community. This is the largest American school system outside the Continental United States, which is operated by the Department of Defense Dependent Schools (DODDS). The school and grades are:
Kaiserslautern ES (K-5) 480-7075/7048
Kaiserslautern MS (6-8) 489-7430/7453
Kaiserslautern HS (9-12) 489-7541/8288
Landstuhl E/MS (K-8) 488-6503/6504
Ramstein ES (K-2) 480-3996/2017
Ramstein IS (3-5) 480-6021/6023
Ramstein MS (6-8) 480-7105/7104
Ramstein HS (9-12) 480-6951/6952
Sembach ES (K-3) 496-7003/7429
Sembach MS (4-8) 496-7040/7082
Vogelweh ES 489-6810/6988
All schools are located near government housing areas. The school in which your child/children attend classes depends on where you live. Students who live on base walk to school; all others ride the bus.
Kaiserslautern Middle and Ramstein American Middle School have an inclusive academic and vocational educational program. The core program is supplemented with study skills and exploratory opportunities consisting of computers, industrial technology, art, home economics, intercultural/German, band, keyboarding, and chorus.
Kaiserslautern and Ramstein High School offer a full range of academic, career, vocational and fine arts classes. They also provide extra-curricular programs.
There are several Private schools in the area. You may also choose to enroll your children in German schools.
The KMC Christian Home Educators Group support home education in Germany.