About Our School

School Mission/Vision

Our Mission

To educate, engage, and empower military-connected students to succeed in a dynamic world

Our Vision Statement

Excellence in Education for Every Student, Every Day, Everywhere

Purpose Statement

Provide a safe, healthy and welcoming environment that supports rigorous learning opportunities meeting the diverse needs of our students.

About Our School

Ramey Unit School occupies 20 lush, tropical acres located in the northwest corner of Puerto Rico near the town of Aguadilla. Ramey's approximately 500 students are dependents of active duty military members and civilian federal employees serving at USCG Air Station Borinquen and other federal agencies located on what was once Ramey Air Force Base.

Ramey Unit School offers a world-class education to students enrolled in classes from Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade.

Ramey is accredited by AdvancED, a non-profit, non-partisan organization that conducts rigorous, on-site external reviews of PreK-12 schools and school systems to ensure that all learners realize their full potential. Classes include the full range of the DoDEA curriculum including a full complement of special offerings such as Art, Music, Physical Education, AVID, Gifted & Talented, Special Education, and English as a Second Language. There are two full-time guidance counselors, a full-time nurse, and a visiting educational psychologist.

Ramey received national recognition for its growth in Advanced Placement classes.

Brig Gen Howard K. Ramey

General Ramey and his crew lost their lives on March 26, 1943 during a reconnaissance mission in the Pacific theatre of operations.

Born 14 October 1896, Waynesboro, MS. Served to grade of Private First Class, Aviation Section, Signal Enlisted Reserve Corps, 1917-1918. Commissioned Second Lieutenant, Aviation Section, Signal Officer Reserve Corps, April 1918.Career assignments include:

  • Commanding General, IV Bomber Command, 1942
  • Deputy Commander, Hawaiian Air Force, 1942-1943
  • Commanding General, V Bomber Command, 1943.

He was one of 35 American military pilots from World War I who founded the National Order of the Daedalians, a fraternal order of military pilots.

On March 26, 1943, the 47-year-old general flew a B-17 Flying Fortress from Port Moresby on a reconnaissance mission. The aircraft vanished over the Bismarck Sea. The general and his crew were declared missing in action. Declared dead 19 November 1945.

Read more about General Ramey.

School Goals

Mathematics 

Kinder-Second grade will increase the percent of students who are at or above standard as measured by Benchmark Advanced Interim Assessment BOY to EOY by 3%. 

Literacy 

Kinder-Second grade will increase the percent of students who are at or above standard as measured by GoMath Assessment BOY to EOY by 3%. 


Mathematics

3rd-5th grade will increase the percent of students who meet or exceed expectations in math as measured by the DoDEA CCRS Summative Assessment by 3%.

Literacy 

3rd-5th grade will increase the percentage of students who meet or exceed expectations in literacy as measured by the DoDEA CCRS Summative Assessment by 3%.


Mathematics 

Secondary math will increase the percent of students who meet or exceed expectations in secondary math as measured by the DoDEA CCRS Summative Assessment by 3%.

Literacy 

6th-8th and 10th grade will increase the percent of students who meet or exceed expectations in literacy as measured by the DoDEA CCRS Literacy Summative Assessment by 3%.
 

Chain of Command

Mr. Eric Werner, DoDEA employees official photo.

Mr. Eric Werner

201 Arch Road
Aguadilla, PR 00603-1100
United States

939-333-5480
Pedro Soto, assistant principal at Ramey Unit School

Mr. Pedro Soto

201 Arch Road
Aguadilla, PR 00603-1100
United States

939-333-5480
Grades:
PK
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
10th
11th
12th
Enrollment: 338
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