Award Year: 2016

Ramstein Middle School

Unit 3242
Ramstein, Germany, DD, 09094-3242

(637) 147-7104

Mr. Josh Adams, Principal at time of Nomination

Dan Petritz, Current Principal

Department of Defense Education Activity Europe East

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School - Prepare students for the rigors of education, employment, and healthy living.District - Student Centered, Standards Based, Data Driven - Working Collaboratively to Ensure Highest Achievement for All

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 11%
  • White: 54%
  • Hispanic: 17%
  • Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Asian: 5%
  • Native American: 1%
  • Two or more races: 11%
  • ELL: 2%
  • Economically Disadvantaged: %
Our military connection makes RMS a special place for students.

Our military connection makes RMS a special place for students.

Ramstein Middle School (RMS) is one of four Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA) schools on Ramstein Air Force Base. RMS serves the military families of the Kaiserslautern Military Community, the largest expatriate American community, located in Southwest Germany.

RMS is one of the largest schools in DODEA with a current enrollment of 904 students. We have a high rate of attendance, incredibly low rates of behavior incidents, and a long standing record of high academic performance by all students across grade levels.

We represent a resilient and highly mobile community. Typically, military families move to a new community every two to three years, which means some of our students will attend 8-10 different schools before graduation! The RMS staff is well educated, highly professional, committed to RMS and dedicated to serving the needs of these unique and amazing students. We consider it an honor to teach and serve the children of those who serve our broad military community.

RMS is determined to support students while simultaneously providing them with opportunities to succeed in rigorous classes. Students can participate in multiple classes for high school credit in math and foreign language. We are proud of our many community partnerships with military personnel to support and enhance our students' educational experiences. RMS also is home to one of the most active and successful MathCounts programs in DODEA!

Our school mission clearly expresses these commitments. At RMS, we are proud to "Prepare Students for the Rigors of Education, Employment and Health Living."