About Our School

Lakenheath HS Mission

Educate, engage, and empower military connected students to succeed in a dynamic world.

Lakenheath HS Vision

Excellence in education for every student, every day, everywhere.


Since 1946, DoDEA has continued to provide a comprehensive quality education from kindergarten through grade twelve for the children of American military members, Department of Defense employees, and civilians employed in private American firms stationed overseas. The DoDEA system has a population of approximately 66,000 students, in 160 schools, located in 11 countries, 7 states, and 2 territories.

Lakenheath High School

Lakenheath High School (LHS) serves three U.S. Air Force bases located in the East Anglia region of the United Kingdom; about 1.5 hours drive northeast of London. LHS is coeducational secondary institution covering grades 9-12. LHS was founded in 1960, making us the oldest DoDEA school in the United Kingdom. The school campus is composed of an auditorium, two gymnasiums, 4 science labs, 4 computer labs, specialized rooms for art, music, and drama with an extensive Information Center.

Guidance and Counseling

Two counselors, a school psychologist, nurse and Adolescent Substance Abuse Counselor and two Military and Family Life Counselors provide services in academic, personal, social, and career development.


LHS is a DoDEA European Division I school offering competitive sports throughout the school year. All sports are offered to both genders unless specified. Fall sports include Cheer, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Tennis and Girl's Volleyball. Fitness Games will be offered in the fall of 2020. Winter sports include Basketball, Competition Cheer, and Wrestling. Spring sports include Boys Baseball, Girls Softball, Soccer, and Track. Various base programs also support swimming with the Lakenheath Barracudas swim team.

Special Curriculum Features

In addition to offering 15 Advanced Placement classes, our varied elective course options provides a robust Career and Technical Education program comprising of seven different pathway options. Virtual online classes are available in almost every major field through the DoDEA Virtual High School. The 4-year JROTC program includes a leadership summer camp in Germany.


Chain of Command

Joseph Malloy, DoDEA employees official photo.

Joseph Malloy

Unit 5107
APO, AE 09461-5107
United States

Sara Phillips, DoDEA employees official photo.

Sara Phillips

Unit 5107
APO, AE 09461-5107
United States

Enrollment: 366
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