The Kwajalein School System was
initially organized as a U.S. Navy Overseas Dependent School in 1956 offering instructional programs in Kindergarten through
grade eight. In 1959 the school began to operate under a contractor system. In 1961 grades nine through twelve
were added. The school has maintained accreditation since 1963 through the North Central Association of Schools and
The School is located on Kwajalein Island within the Republic
of Marshall Islands in the West Central Pacific Ocean. The U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll (USAKA), home to Kwajalein Range
Systems (KRS), operates as a subordinate command of Space and Missile Defense Command.