Intranet Site (From school)

School Year 2014-2015

Welcome to the Rainbow School Website. We hope you will find it helpful.

School Information:

Principal's Welcome Letter


Recess Inclement Weather Policy


Rainbow ES Anti-Bullying Policy


Discipline Rules and Procedures


Student Handbook


Student Registration Information


A parent must notify the school if a child is going to be absent from school. Please email the school at this address:

School Supply List 2014-2015

Please see 2014-2015 school supply list here.






Contact Information

School Hours: 0755-1420

Summer Office Hours: 0800-1600


School Mailing Address

Rainbow Elementary School

Unit # 28614

APO AE, 09177-8614

School Phone Numbers

DSN: 468-7808/7806
Calling in Germany: 0981-183-7808/7806

Calling from USA: 011-49-981-183-7808/7806

Fax: Germany 0981-5539    Fax: USA 011-49-981-5539

Email the Principal    Email the webmaster



  • DoDEA Mission
  • School Vision
  • Goal 1
  • Goal 2
  • CSI


DoDEA's Mission: Educate, engage, and empower EACH student to succeed in a dynamic world.


DoDEA's Vision: To be among the world's leaders in education, enriching the lives of military-connected students and the communities which they live.

Rainbow Elementary School's Vision: Each Rainbow Elementary School student will be inspired and prepared to be a successful life-long learner in a global environment.

By 2014, all students will improve their reading comprehension in all subject areas by 3% as measured by Terra Nova 3rd Edition, and local assessments. Intervention: Think Aloud

By 2014, all students will improve their mathematical communication across the curriculum by 3% as measured by Terra Nova 3rd Edition, and local assessments. Intervention: Number Talks

To learn more about the CSI process, go here.


Video: Technology at RES

Technology Use

This is an old video produced by the Bavarian Video Initiative that shows some of the technology in use at RES. Our equipment has been updated, as has some of the pedagogy spoken of in this short presentation.