Erding Dependent School History

Opened: 1946
Closed: 1971

Erding Dependent School was located near the town of Erding, Germany, about 45 kilometers (28 miles) northeast of central Munich in Bavaria. Prior to and during World War II, Erding was a Luftwaffe pilot training airfield. It was seized by the US Army in April 1945 and used by the US Air Force during the early years of the Cold War as an Air Depot, Air Base, and an Air Station. The last squadron left in 1972.

Erding Dependent School was one of the first elementary schools opened in Germany and was part of the Munich District. When the school opened there were a total of seventy-five students in the entire Munich district.

Ms. Eunice S. Chute was the principal for the 1954-55 school year. There were 434 students enrolled in grades one through eight.

The school was closed at the end of the 1971-72 school year.

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